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City of Chicago suing Israel’s Teva Pharmaceutical over Opium


Bloomberg reported Teva being sued along with group of pharmaceutical manufacturers for allowing Chicago’s residents to become hooked on painkillers to boost their profits.

By Ynetnews


Israel’s Teva is being sued by the city of Chicago together with other major pharmaceutical manufacturers for excessively promoting painkillers, effectively getting people hooked and costing the city untold amounts of money, Bloomberg reported Tuesday.

Israeli pharma giant,Teva Pharmaceuticals – Photo: Facebook

The third largest city in the US is demanding retribution from Teva and other companies like Johnson & Johnson for the costs of dealing with almost half a million claims for opioid prescriptions. Continue Reading »