Excellence in Voting                   February 8, 2019



he City of Casper has filed a federal lawsuit against more than 15 opioid manufacturers and distributors across the country, alleging the drug companies misrepresented the addictive properties of their prescription painkillers, the city announced Thursday.

“We know that we’ve had many citizens in our community who have become addicted to these medications and the drug companies have some responsibility for that,” Mayor Charlie Powell said Thursday. “… This is about seeking compensation, but also about trying to change these practices so something like this doesn’t happen again in the future.”



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City of Casper Sues Opioid Drugmakers Alleging Companies Misled Public
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