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25 January 2018, 02:12 | Kara Nash
New York City sues eight opioids producers, distributors
"Big Pharma" helped to fuel this epidemic by deceptively peddling these unsafe drugs and hooking millions of Americans in exchange for profit", Mayor Bill de Blasiosaid in a statement. Singh wasn't so lucky.
Trump has likewise been critical of his hometown mayor, previously calling de Blasio a "disaster" who was doing a "horrible job". He was also in need of a renewal for the lease, which was set to expire in 2017.
The suit names drugmakers Allergan Pharmaceuticals, Endo International, Johnson & Johnson, Purdue Pharma and Teva Pharmaceutical Industries as defendants. "It's time [to] hold the companies accountable for what they've done to our city and help save more lives".
New York City on Tuesday sued multiple drug companies alleging they played an instrumental role in creating what's become the deadly opioid epidemic.
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The city is claiming that opioid manufacturers have burdened the health and finances of New York's government by employing deceptive marketing to sell inordinate amounts of risky and addictive drugs to citizens. Earlier this month, his administration detailed its plan to sue several of the biggest oil companies in the United States, including BP and ExxonMobil, citing the damage they've done to the environment by continuing to burn fossil fuels despite knowing the harmful effects. The Justice Department ramped up pressure on so-called sanctuary cities, like New York City, seeking public safety grant money, warning state and local officials they could be legally forced to prove they are cooperating with federal immigration authorities.
"Allergan's two branded opioid products - Norco and Kadian - account for less than 0.08% of all opioid products prescribed in 2016 in the U.S. These products came to Allergan through legacy acquisitions and have not been promoted since 2012, in the case of Kadian, and since 2003, in the case of Norco", it said in a statement. Chicago was among the first to do so in 2014; the lawsuit is yet to be resolved.
Bill de Blasio and his staff compared their efforts to the string of lawsuits leveled against major tobacco companies by state officials in the late 1990s.
UKIP leader says will not resign
He is under pressure to quit over his romance with model Jo Marney , who sent racist text messages about Meghan Markle . UKIP's executive backed a no-confidence motion in leader Henry Bolton on Sunday, but he was refusing to step down.
Mount Mayon volcano: Philippines fears violent eruption
It also stated that lava eruptions have already resulted in an ash plume of up to 1,300 meters (4,300 feet) above the summit. The PHIVOLCS has earlier advised all Albay residents to always be on alert at all the times that the Mayon Volcano is active.
Pope marries couple on flight during Chilean trip
Pope asked his cardinals to draft an improvised marriage certificate which was signed by him, the couple, and the witness. Ciuffardi said the pope also told them: "This is the sacrament that is missing in the world, the sacrament of marriage".
Lacklustre Bucks fire coach Kidd in shake-up
The 2018 Hall of Fame nominee believes the firing was "handled wrong" but appreciated his time with the franchise. Under Kidd, Milwaukee a regular-season record of 139-152. "I thought he did a great job, but it's a business".
Venezuelan assembly orders elections by April 30
That's because Venezuela is the world's worst economic basket case today, and the country is mired in a humanitarian crisis. Shortly after the announcement Maduro said he would accept a nomination for re-election from his United Socialist Party.