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Judge Blocks New York From Enforcing Opioid Surcharge On Companies


According to Reuters, a Manhattan federal judge on Wednesday blocked the New York state from enforcing a recently enacted law that aimed to collect $600 million from drug manufacturers and distributors. The law hopes to defray the costs of combating the opioid addiction epidemic. The judge said the law improperly regulated the companies’ relationships with out-of-state consumers by barring drugmakers from passing on the costs to them and threatening significant penalties for doing so.

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