Four of pharmaceutical companies to take miljoenenschikking in opiatencrisis, USA

Four of the big pharmaceutical companies have, in the last minute of a settlement of a 260-million-euro hit, due to their role in the opiatencrisis in the United States of america. This is the first federal court case on this topic from the start.

It’s going to be the companies-AmerisourceBergen, Cardinal Health, McKesson, and Teva Pharmaceutical Industries.

In the case that the two regions are in the state of Ohio, was taken by the court. The prosecutor in the case, stated in a statement that the settlement “an important step in the fight against the opiatencrisis”.

The distribution of drugs over-the-counter at pharmacies today, is to a large extent in the hands of the three former companies. It may, for example, pain killers that are highly addictive and can be.

In 2017, president Donald Trump, the drugsepidemie a national disaster. The opiatencrisis in the US, not only to the hundreds of thousands of victims, but it also has to be a huge financial loss resulted.

The total cost of the opiatencrisis amounted to between 2015 and 2018, with a total of 631 billion dollars, (565 million), as it turns out, this weekend, a report published by the Society of Actuaries (SOA).

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