FILE - In this Tuesday, July 10, 2018, file photo, Attorney General Andy Beshear makes his announcement to run for governor at Western Kentucky University in Bowling Green, Ky. Beshear has sued a St. Louis-based pharmaceutical manufacturer for misrepresenting the addictive nature of their opioid-based drugs. His lawsuit against Mallinckrodt is the seventh lawsuit he has filed against opioid manufacturers and distributors. (Bac Totrong/Daily News via AP, File)
FILE - In this Tuesday, July 10, 2018, file photo, Attorney General Andy Beshear makes his announcement to run for governor at Western Kentucky University in Bowling Green, Ky. Beshear has sued a St. Louis-based pharmaceutical manufacturer for misrepresenting the addictive nature of their opioid-based drugs. His lawsuit against Mallinckrodt is the seventh lawsuit he has filed against opioid manufacturers and distributors. (Bac Totrong/Daily News via AP, File) Bac Totrong AP
FILE - In this Tuesday, July 10, 2018, file photo, Attorney General Andy Beshear makes his announcement to run for governor at Western Kentucky University in Bowling Green, Ky. Beshear has sued a St. Louis-based pharmaceutical manufacturer for misrepresenting the addictive nature of their opioid-based drugs. His lawsuit against Mallinckrodt is the seventh lawsuit he has filed against opioid manufacturers and distributors. (Bac Totrong/Daily News via AP, File) Bac Totrong AP

Kentucky attorney general files 7th opioid lawsuit

July 12, 2018 06:10 PM