Kentucky attorney general files sixth opioid lawsuit

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FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky’s Democratic attorney general has filed a sixth lawsuit against a pharmaceutical company for deceptive marketing of opioid-based painkillers. Andy Beshear announced on Thursday that he has filed a lawsuit against Walgreens in Boone Circuit Court. It accuses the Illinois-based company excessively distributing opioids and failing to report suspiciously large orders.