February 21, 2018 / 11:47 PM / 3 months ago

Montana seeks to block Purdue Pharma from promoting opioids

Montana’s attorney general on Wednesday announced he was seeking a court order that would block OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma LP from promoting opioids while the state pursues a lawsuit against the drugmaker.

The motion by Montana Attorney General Tim Fox was the first of its kind by a state amid a wave of lawsuits against Purdue and other companies contending they deceptively marketed opioids and contributed to a national drug abuse epidemic.

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