To Fight The Opioid Epidemic, Take Drug Makers To Court?

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Publish Date:
December 19, 2017
Author(s):
  • Thomas-Michigan, Laurel
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Futurity
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Litigation against drug manufacturers that produce and distribute opioids could be a promising option in the fight against the opioid addiction crisis, according to a new article.

In the current issue of the New England Journal of Medicine, Rebecca Haffajee of the University of Michigan School of Public Health, along with Michelle Mello of Stanford University, analyze the history of litigation efforts to hold those parties accountable.

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