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Oklahoma Reaches $85M Settlement With Teva Pharm Over Opiods

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  • Definition HD
  • Resolution 1280 x 720
  • Duration 00:00:35
  • Year 2019
  • Language English

Oklahoma Reaches $85M Settlement With Teva Pharm Over Opiods

Teva Pharmaceutical Industries said on Sunday it had agreed an $85 million settlement with the state of Oklahoma days before the company was set to face trial over allegations that it and other drugmakers helped to fuel the U.S. opioid epidemic. Teva, the world’s largest generic drugmaker, denied contributing to opioid abuse in Oklahoma. Claims against Teva focused on the branded opioid products Actiq and Fentora as well as generic painkillers it produced.

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