Sen Klobuchar: prescription drug makers, distributors need to be held accountable

Published On: August 29th, 20220.4 min readCategories: Covid-19, Featured, Latest Headlines, Local News, News

Minnesota Attorney General Keith Ellison this week announced that the state is getting around $66 million this year from the largest of Minnesota’s opioid settlements–with around $300 million due in the state down the road. U-S Senator Amy Klobuchar says manufacturers and distributors of opioids need to be held accountable…

“Across our nation these companies were reaping profits and making literally hundreds and hundreds of millions of dollars off the backs of people that they got addicted to their product without warning them.”

5,500 Minnesotans have died from opioid overdoses.

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