Ohio's Attorney General Is Trying To Pause A Massive Opioid Industry Lawsuit

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The state attorney general of Ohio is trying to put the brakes on a massive federal lawsuit against drug companies over their role in the opioid crisis. More than 2,000 local governments. Native American tribes and others have joined together to bring this lawsuit against opioid manufacturers and distributors. The plaintiffs are seeking money to cover the costs of dealing with the epidemic. The first phase of the trial is scheduled for October. Joining us now is reporter Nick Castele of member station WCPN, who's been following the case.

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