Trump floats idea of federal opioid lawsuit
"I’d like a lawsuit to be brought against these companies that are really sending opioids at a level -- it shouldn’t be happening," Trump said during a Cabinet meeting.
Drugmakers such as Purdue Pharma LP and Johnson & Johnson that sell opioid painkillers face hundreds of lawsuits filed by states, cities, counties, Native American tribes and labor unions. (Photo: Shutterstock)
President Donald Trump said Thursday he wants the U.S. government to sue pharmaceutical companies that
manufacture opioids as part of his efforts to halt an epidemic of drug addiction.
Trump said he’d like to bring a federal lawsuit, rather than just join
existing litigation against the drugmakers.
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