Prescription Drugs

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The Arizona Attorney General's office has taken legal action against Purdue Pharma, manufacturer of the opioid painkiller OxyContin. 

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The Navajo Nation has filed a lawsuit against several companies that distribute and manufacture prescription opioids. KNAUs’ Ryan Heinsius reports, overdose deaths in Indian County have increased rapidly in recent years. 

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A recent audit shows Arizona failed to collect nearly $40 million in rebates from prescription drug manufacturers since 2010 and may need to pay the federal government some of that total.