October 4, 2018 / 12:04 AM / 7 months ago

Judge narrows New Jersey's opioid lawsuit against Purdue Pharma

A New Jersey judge has pared-back a lawsuit by the state’s attorney general accusing OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma LP of contributing to the opioid epidemic by engaging in a deceptive marketing scheme to promote addictive pain medications.

Essex County Superior Court Judge Thomas Moore on Tuesday ruled that a state law precluded New Jersey Attorney General Gurbir Grewal from pursuing a claim that Purdue Pharma created a public nuisance by falsely marketing opioids’ risks and benefits.

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