Ontario County joining the fight against opioids

April 13, 2018 06:23 PM

Another local county is joining the legal fight over the deadly opioid crisis.

Friday Ontario County filed a lawsuit against pharmaceutical companies and drug distributors for quote "aggressive and fraudulent marketing and sale of prescription opioid painkillers."

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The complaint claims Ontario County has one of the region's highest rates of opioid abuse.

New York City and 16 other counties have already joined the lawsuit.


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