Johnson & Johnson has to pay less in opioid procedures

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The drug company in the US is accused of having contributed to a marketing campaign on the opioid crisis.


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Oklahoma City A US judge has reduced a payment obligation imposed on Johnson & Johnson due to the opioid crisis. The consumer goods manufacturer must pay the state of Oklahoma $ 465 million (421 million euros), $ 107 million less than set in the summer, Thad Balkman decided on Friday.

He had miscalculated; The cost of developing a program to treat addicted infants was estimated at $ 107,000 instead of $ 107 million, Balkman said. Johnson & Johnson lawyers announced an appeal.

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