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Maryland counties, cities sue McKinsey over opioid marketing

Several Maryland counties and cities have filed a new lawsuit against McKinsey & Company, alleging that the consulting firm conspired with Purdue Pharma to fraudulently market opioid painkillers. The complaint includes Allegany, Washington, St. Mary’s and Cecil counties and the ...

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Local doctors seek dismissal from massive opioid litigation

Local doctors caught up in litigation against opioid manufacturers and distributors lack both the massive legal teams and vast potential resources of their co-defendants, and they are asking judges to dismiss them from the complex lawsuits where their alleged wrongdoing is barely mentioned. ...

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Md. lawmakers consider ‘overdose prevention sites’ as fentanyl deaths rise

Maryland lawmakers will consider once again a proposal to create safe drug consumption sites for opioid users, but the legislation could be too politically difficult to pass. The legislation would authorize, on a pilot basis, safe injection sites, also known ...

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