West Virginia announces $161.5 million opioid settlement with drug companies

West Virginia announces $161.5 million opioid settlement with drug companies

This post was originally published on this siteWest Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey on Wednesday announced a $161.5 million settlement with two drug companies over their role in the opioid epidemic, providing funds for a state hard-hit by the crisis. Morrisey’s office described the settlement with the companies Teva and...

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Congress urges DOJ, Treasury to examine drug companies aiming to turn opioid settlements into tax breaks

Congress urges DOJ, Treasury to examine drug companies aiming to turn opioid settlements into tax breaks

This post was originally published on this siteWith billion-dollar deductions, House members say, businesses may be trying to “shift the financial burden of the damage they have caused to American taxpayers.”

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Native American tribes reach $ 590 million in opioid settlement

Native American tribes reach $ 590 million in opioid settlement

This post was originally published on this site Native American tribes in the United States have reached $ 590 million worth of opioid deals with drug maker Johnson & Johnson and the country’s three largest drug companies, according to a lawsuit filed Tuesday. The document at the U.S. District Court...

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