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City of Baltimore awarded $475K in opioids-related pharmaceutical settlement

April 20, 2023
Prescription opioids with many bottles of pills in the background. Concepts of addiction, opioid crisis, overdose and doctor shopping

The City of Baltimore on Wednesday received nearly $475,000 from a settlement involving Mallinckrodt Pharmaceuticals, which filed for bankruptcy in October 2020 to resolve widespread litigation brought by states, local governments and private individuals accusing it of deceptive marketing practices with respect to the sale of its opioids, including downplaying the risks of addiction and abuse.

Article Source: The Daily Record

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