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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 …