News Conference: AG Kaul to Make Major Announcement Regarding Opioid Epidemic
On May 16, 2019, Attorney General Josh Kaul, joined by Governor Tony Evers, made a major announcement regarding the opioid epidemic. Wisconsin has filed suit against two Purdue Pharma entities – Purdue Pharma LP and Purdue Pharma Inc., as well as Richard S. Sackler, for conduct that the Wisconsin is alleging as deceptive market practices, deceptive marketing practices with respect to the sale of drugs, and public nuisance. Wisconsin is 1 of 5 states that has filed suit against Purdue Pharma entities. The news conference took place in the Rotunda at the Wisconsin State Capitol in Madison, WI.