California judge rules for drugmakers in major opioid lawsuit

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November 2, 20211:46 AM UTCLast Updated ago

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Tablets of the opioid-based Hydrocodone astatine a pharmacy successful Portsmouth, Ohio, June 21, 2017. REUTERS/Bryan Woolston

Nov 1 (Reuters) - A California justice connected Monday said helium would regularisation against respective ample counties who accused 4 drugmakers of fueling an opioid epidemic, saying they had failed astatine proceedings to beryllium their $50 cardinal case.

Orange County Superior Court Judge Peter Wilson issued a tentative ruling uncovering Johnson & Johnson (JNJ.N), Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd (TEVA.TA), Endo International PLC (ENDP.O) and AbbVie Inc's (ABBV.N) Allergan portion not liable for creating a nationalist nuisance.

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