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August, 2019

  • 27 August

    Johnson & Johnson Fined Over $500 Million For Fueling Opioid Addiction

    Drugmaker Johnson & Johnson has been ordered to pay $572m for its part in fuelling Oklahoma’s opioid addiction crisis, a judge in the US state has ruled. Johnson & Johnson have already said following the ruling that they would appeal. This was the first case to go to trial from a backlog of thousands of lawsuits filed against opioid manufacturers …

July, 2019

  • 8 July

    Johnson & Johnson Facing Multibillion Dollar Lawsuit Over Opioid Epidemic

    Pharmaceutical giant Johnson & Johnson is currently facing a multi-billion dollar lawsuit in the state of Oklahoma. In the ongoing case, the company have failed to adequately explain their irresponsible marketing strategies which seemed to totally ignore the risks associated with addiction to the commonly prescribed drug. Over the past two decades, it is thought the drug has claimed almost …