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NJ attorney general joins multistate probe of drug makers


TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — The New Jersey attorney general has joined other states in an effort to investigate whether drug manufacturers contributed to the nation's opioid epidemic.

Attorney General Christopher Porrino told The Record ( ) the move is critical to understanding the roots of the crisis. He said many people addicted to heroin first used powerful painkillers marketed and sold by pharmaceutical companies.

A number of other state attorneys general have confirmed in the past week that they will look into whether those drug makers broke any laws.

Porrino did no...

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