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U.S. judge orders big drug companies to face opioid trial

Defendants to face claims they conspired to cause the opioid crisis Purdue Pharma, J&J, CVS, Walgreen, Walmart among defendants Trial scheduled for Oct. 21 even as judge urges settlement (Adds Johnson & Johnson, Mallinckrodt as defendants, PIX available). A U.S. judge on Tuesday rejected efforts by major drugmakers, pharmacies, and distributors to dismiss claims that… Read More »