Niagara Co. plans to sue painkiller makers

Niagara County Plans To Sue Painkiller Makers

NIAGARA COUNTY, N.Y. -- As the heroin and opioid crisis worsens across the country, Niagara County is now planning to sue drug makers to get back some of the money it's spent fighting the crisis. 

Erie County is one of the nine that have filed similar suits, saying drug companies misled doctors about the dangers of prescribing painkillers.

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