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Amidst OxyContin lawsuits, Purdue Pharma unveils trial for wearable tech for...

The news comes as Cigna announces it will no longer cover OxyContin as a preferred option on its commercial drug lists.

Judge rules Wash. city’s lawsuit against Stamford’s Purdue Pharma can proceed

“We look forward to the opportunity to vigorously present our defense," the OxyContin maker said.

Jepsen, AG coalition demands info from opioid makers including Purdue Pharma

Connecticut's Chief Medical Examiner is projecting that more than 1,000 people will die of opioid-related overdoses in the state this year.

Purdue Pharma seeks dismissal of Ohio opioid-abuse lawsuit

Meanwhile, New Mexico has joined a growing number of states suing Purdue and other drugmakers for their marketing practices involving opioids.

First lawsuit in Connecticut filed against opioid-makers

A number of Fairfield County municipalities could soon file their own, similar lawsuits.

South Carolina AG sues Purdue Pharma over opioid marketing

The lawsuit claims Purdue Pharma exaggerated the benefits of its opioids in comparison to other pain management solutions.

Ridgefield First Selectman Rudy Marconi weighs joining national suit against opioid...

"Connecticut has to get a lot more serious" about approaching the opioid abuse epidemic, Rudy Marconi said.

Dr. Raymond Sackler, co-owner of Purdue Pharma, dies at 97

Dr. Sackler was also a generous philanthropist who served as a benefactor for educational and cultural institutions in the U.S., Europe and Israel.

Purdue Pharma gives more money for opioid overdose initiative

Purdue Pharma's funding will provide naloxone kits for opioid overdose as well as training for police officers.

Purdue Pharma names Craig Landau as new president and CEO

Landau takes over the same day as a third state files a lawsuit against the company for its marketing practices of OxyContin and other opioids.

CT Attorney General Jepsen joins coalition looking into opioid manufacturers’ practices

Although which companies will be under investigation was not disclosed, it seems likely that Stamford’s Purdue Pharma, already the subject of several lawsuits, will be included.

Long Island, Tennessee counties file suits against Purdue Pharma, other drugmakers

The lawsuits join an ever-growing list of plaintiffs, including New York’s Dutchess, Broome, Erie, Orange and Suffolk counties.

Dutchess County latest to sue Purdue Pharma over opioid marketing

The Stamford-based pharmaceutical company faces similar lawsuits filed by a growing number of municipalities.

Ohio suing Purdue Pharma, four others over opioid marketing

Meanwhile, Connecticut's House of Representatives has unanimously approved a bill designed to further the state’s efforts to combat the opioid crisis.

Purdue Pharma seeks dismissal of Washington city’s OxyContin lawsuit

Among other reasons, Purdue Pharma maintains that the city of Everett has failed to demonstrate a direct link between the company’s conduct and the illegal actions it maintains have taken place.