September 10, 2018 / 11:41 PM / in 2 months

Generic drug group sues over New York opioid tax

The main trade group for generic drugmakers has sued New York to strike down a ban on opioid manufacturers passing on the costs of a newly adopted state tax intended to provide $100 million in annual funding for drug addiction treatment programs.

The Association for Accessible Medicines (AAM) filed a lawsuit in federal court in Manhattan on Friday challenging part of a law New York’s legislature passed in March when it approved a $168 billion state budget.

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