purdue pharma

January 09, 2019 - 2:59 pm
A Connecticut judge has dismissed lawsuits against Purdue Pharma and other drugmakers brought by 37 cities and towns in the state that blame the companies for the opioid crisis and sought to recoup millions of dollars spent responding to the crisis.
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AP
December 20, 2018 - 3:39 pm
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) - Connecticut Attorney General George Jepsen says the state will be suing OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma and several current and former company officials on allegations their marketing of the painkiller helped fuel the nation's opioid crisis. Jepsen said Thursday that the...
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(Susan Dunne/Hartford Courant via AP)
Matt Dwyer
August 27, 2018 - 11:32 pm
STAMFORD, Conn. (AP) — A judge has ruled that the artist who helped place a steel sculpture of a bent drug spoon at Purdue Pharma's Connecticut headquarters can get the artwork back. The Hartford Courant reports the judge signed an order Monday that Boston-based artist Domenic Esposito can retrieve...
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Bernie Loubier
August 26, 2018 - 9:55 am
STAMFORD, Conn. (AP) _ An art gallery owner arrested for helping place a steel sculpture of a bent drug spoon at Purdue Pharma's Connecticut headquarters in protest of the opioid epidemic is set to learn whether he will receive a probation program. Fernando Alvarez is due in Stamford Superior Court...
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