Once again, Learn to Cope founder Joanne Peterson is my guest. I wanted to talk with her about the current status of Attorney General Maura Healey’s litigation against Oxycontin pushers Purdue Pharma that’s been in the papers recently. Enlightening to say the least.
We find out Friday (February 1, 2019, tomorrow) if we get to see the information Purdue wants held from the public. Go get ‘em AG Healey.
Also, here are a couple of articles that pretty much have me in a rage, and a link to the Attorney General’s office if you have a story to share that could help the case.
And as always, if you or a family member is struggling with addiction please reach out to Learn to Cope. There are meetings and an anonymous message board with support and compassionate, helpful information.
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Want to feel (more) enraged? Take a spin through Attorney General Maura Healey's lawsuit against Purdue Pharma. In excruciating detail, it lays out how the maker of OxyContin and other opioids pushed its deadly products on vulnerable patients as aggressively as any street dealer would - and with less regard for the consequences, according to damning internal documents recently made public as part of the lawsuit.
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Attorney General Maura Healey is the chief lawyer and law enforcement officer of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. The official website of Massachusetts Attorney General Maura Healey. File a complaint, learn about your rights, find help, get involved, and more.