Drugs

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The City of New Britain has filed suit against manufacturers and distributors of opioid painkillers. The suit is similar to one filed by New Haven last month.

AG Jepsen Seeks To Expand Pharma Price Fixing Lawsuit

Oct 31, 2017
Jacquelyn Martin / AP

Connecticut Attorney General George Jepsen is leading a 46-state coalition that is suing six drug manufacturers for alleged price fixing. Jepsen now wants to triple the number of pharmaceutical companies named in the lawsuit.  

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On Long Island, the Suffolk County Police Department is trying a new approach to fighting the opioid epidemic.

Suffolk Officials Launch Drug Addiction Services App

Oct 24, 2017
WSHU

Suffolk County has created a new app that will provide users with information on drug addiction and prevention.

Rich Pedroncelli / AP

The attorney generals of 19 states and territories, including Connecticut, want health care companies that offer pharmacy benefits to step up programs to reduce opioid abuse.  

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