Chicago Sues Opiate Maker Purdue Pharmaceutical over Oxycontin Deceptive Marketing

| March 30, 2017

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The City of Chicago has filed a lawsuit against Purdue Pharmaceutical over alleged deceptive marketing of its opiate drug Oxycontin. The lawsuit points out the false claims of Oxycontin. Purdue's claims of Oxycontin being safe and non addictive when prescribed for common or minor injuries. The lawsuit also claims that Purdue's advertising methods purposely down played the risk of overdose and death.

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