George Jepsen

Nearly 40 States Collaborating On Opioid Pharma Investigation

Nearly 40 States Collaborating On Opioid Pharma Investigation

In the latest move in the battle against rampant opioid addiction, a group of nearly 40 states’ attorneys general have combined their strategies in the investigations against opioid manufacturers and distributors in an effort that aims to bring heftier strength to the government’s side of the lawsuit.

Connecticut Attorney General George Jepsen highlighted the “comprehensive and coordinated” approach of the attorneys general across both political parties.

“We want to have industry reform and help people with addiction issues and that would be very hard to do as a state suing on our own,” he said. “When a state sues on its own it’s about a paycheck for the state. This allows...

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