More than 22,000 Americans died from prescription opioid overdoses in the U.S. in 2015, an increase from 19,000 the year before, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
More than 22,000 Americans died from prescription opioid overdoses in the U.S. in 2015, an increase from 19,000 the year before, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Getty Images/Ingram Publishing
More than 22,000 Americans died from prescription opioid overdoses in the U.S. in 2015, an increase from 19,000 the year before, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Getty Images/Ingram Publishing

Sixth state sues opioid makers alleging they’ve created health crisis

August 15, 2017 12:46 PM