Thursday, August 2, 2007

Lawsuit Against Pharma for Selling Too Many Products with Components for Meth

I'm heading out to Arkansas tomorrow morning (and many thanks to Sheila for covering my usual days), so it's a good time to link to Pharmalot's post introducing us to a new suit against various pharmaceutical companies:

The litigation, which was filed last March against Pfizer, Johnson & Johnson, Perrigo and others, blames drugmakers for selling too many products containing ephedrine and pseudoephedrine. As a result, a bunch of Arkansas counties say the drugmakers should have known their meds were being used to produce methamphetamine.

Arkansas has a major, major meth problem.  Is this a way to solve it?  Err...

--BC

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/tortsprof/2007/08/lawsuit-against.html

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