City sues big pharma companies over opioid addiction

By , Daily Memphian Updated: March 13, 2019 6:13 AM CT | Published: March 12, 2019 1:46 PM CT

The city of Memphis is suing 21 opioid manufacturers and distributors in a federal lawsuit claiming “opioid addiction is ravaging Memphis.”

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Alan Crone Amy Weirich city of Memphis Michael Dunavant Opioid Epidemic
Bill Dries

Bill Dries

Bill Dries covers city government and politics. He is a native Memphian and has been a reporter for more than 40 years.


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