Drug companies ask Oklahoma judge to dismiss opioid lawsuit
September 27, 2017
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Drug companies have asked a judge to dismiss a lawsuit filed by Oklahoma's attorney general accusing them of fueling the state's opioid epidemic through fraudulent marketing.
About a dozen pharmaceutical companies, including Purdue Pharma L.P., Janssen Pharmaceuticals Inc. and Allergan PLC, filed a brief Friday saying they've complied with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration's requirements to warn the public about potential risks that come with using their drugs, The Oklahoman reported .
They also say they can't be blamed for all the state's opioid-related problems....