WV, OH, KY among states that settle with opioid consulting firm that aided Purdue Pharma


CHARLESTON — Several attorneys general across the United States announced Thursday nearly $600 million in settlements with a drug marketing firm accused of helping to fuel the opioid crisis.

Attorneys general from West Virginia, Kentucky and Ohio — Patrick Morrisey, Daniel Cameron and Dave Yost, respectively — were among several who announced Thursday settlements within their states with one of the world’s largest consulting firms, McKinsey & Company, which helped opioid firms promote their drugs while profiting from the opioid crisis.

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