Purdue Pharma, the maker of OxyContin, above, is among the defendants named in a lawsuit filed this week by Thurston County against prescription opioid manufacturers and distributors.
Purdue Pharma, the maker of OxyContin, above, is among the defendants named in a lawsuit filed this week by Thurston County against prescription opioid manufacturers and distributors. Liz O. Baylen Los Angeles Times/TNS
Purdue Pharma, the maker of OxyContin, above, is among the defendants named in a lawsuit filed this week by Thurston County against prescription opioid manufacturers and distributors. Liz O. Baylen Los Angeles Times/TNS

Calling it an addiction ‘epidemic,’ Thurston County sues opioid manufacturers, distributors

March 30, 2018 10:33 AM