Purdue Pharma Asks Judge to Toss Tennessee Opioid Lawsuit

Purdue Pharma has asked a Knox County judge to toss Tennessee Attorney General Herbert Slatery’s lawsuit against the firm that blames it in part for the opioid crisis, Knoxnews reports. Slatery’s lawsuit focuses on high-pressure sales tactics Purdue staffers utilized towards under-skilled doctors to push OxyContin prescriptions. Purdue blames the problem on “doctors who wrote improper prescriptions” that the company "has no control over.” 
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