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New York sues Big Pharma for deadly opioid epidemic

New York City is suing eight companies that make or distribute prescription opioids for their role in the ongoing opioid crisis. The suits aim to recover $500 million for current and future costs combating the epidemic.

Mayor Bill de Blasio said opioids killed more people in the city in recent years than car crashes and homicides.  Read more.

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