Generic drug settlement brings funds to Oregon

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Thursday, July 10, 2014

A $2.3 million settlement has been reached regarding generic drugs made in India.

Five Oregon state agencies that purchased the drugs will receive full refunds.

“Fortunately, no Oregonians are known to have been harmed from these common generic drugs, and all of the products are now off the market,” Oregon Attorney General Ellen Rosenblum said in a release. “Oregon has proven to be a leader in settlements with large pharmaceutical companies, and we will continue to do all we can to send a clear message that jeopardizing Oregonians’ safety doesn’t work here.”

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