April 26, 2018 / 11:47 PM / a month ago

Missouri can sue opioid manufacturers over marketing, judge rules

Missouri’s attorney general may move forward with a lawsuit accusing three opioid manufacturers of fraudulently promoting addictive painkillers for the long term treatment of chronic pain, a state court judge in St. Louis has ruled.

Circuit Court Judge Michael Stelzer on Wednesday largely rejected an attempt by Purdue Pharma LP, Johnson & Johnson and Endo International PLC to get the lawsuit by Missouri Attorney General Josh Hawley dismissed.

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