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DOJ Unveils Opioid Task Force, Eyes Foray Into Ohio MDL

Law360 (February 27, 2018, 9:56 PM EST) -- The U.S. Department of Justice on Tuesday launched a task force as part of its latest steps in tackling the opioid crisis, and also said prosecutors planned to seek reimbursement in the related Ohio multidistrict litigation for the “substantial costs” the government has faced as a result of the addiction epidemic.

The DOJ said the Prescription Interdiction & Litigation Task Force, in coordination with law enforcement and the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, will use criminal and civil law including the False Claims Act...
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