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Tuesday, September 22, 2020
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AG Beshear to sue drug companies for role in opioid epidemic

With a record number of Kentuckians dying from opioid overdoses, state leaders have set their sights on pharmaceutical companies they say knowingly contributed to the drug epidemic.

Drug Company Fined $150 Million for Ignoring Suspicious Opioid Orders in Kentucky

A pharmaceutical company with strong connections to Eastern Kentucky is being penalized by the U.S. Department of Justice and the D.E.A. for negligence that they say directly contributed to the area's opioid epidemic.

AG: Settlement returns nearly $300,000 to Medicaid program

Attorney General Andy Beshear says Kentucky's role in a settlement with a pharmaceutical company will result in nearly $300,000 being returned to the state's Medicaid accounts.

Settlement Reached With Pharmaceutical Company

Another $7 million has been recovered on behalf of the Kentucky Medicaid program following a settlement with the Johnson & Johnson family of companies.

More Money Recovered From Pharmaceutical Settlement

The Kentucky attorney general's office has recovered another $2.29 million on behalf of the Kentucky Medicaid program in the Aventis settlement.

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