drug makers 6 U.S. States Accuse Opioid Maker Purdue Of Fueling Overdoses By The Associated Press • May 16, 2018 Flickr Creative Commons Six U.S. states on Tuesday sued the maker of the opioid OxyContin of using deceptive marketing to boost drug sales that fueled opioid overdose deaths. Florida Sues 5 Major Drug Companies Over Opioids By The Associated Press • May 15, 2018 Florida Attorney General Pam Bondi is suing five major drug manufacturers, as well as drug distributors in a "comprehensive" lawsuit aimed at punishing them for the spread of opioid addiction. Bondi Weighs Legal Fight Against Opioid Makers, Distributors By News Service of Florida • Jan 19, 2018 Florida Attorney General Pam Bondi on Thursday said Florida could soon pursue legal action against manufacturers and distributors of opioids. City Hires Law Firm In Preparation To Sue Pharmaceutical Companies For Opioid Crisis By Bill Bortzfield • Jan 18, 2018 The city of Jacksonville has taken another step toward suing pharmaceutical companies for their alleged role in the city’s opioid addiction crisis. Jacksonville Moves Forward With Plan To Sue Opioid Manufacturers By Ryan Benk • Sep 24, 2017 The City of Jacksonville is moving forward with plans to launch a lawsuit against pharmaceutical companies for their role in the city’s worsening opioid addiction crisis. Orlando Drug Maker Plans To Lay Off Up To 400 Workers By Abe Aboraya • Oct 29, 2015 WMFE Listen Listening... / 0:18 An Orlando drug maker plans to lay off as many as 400 workers in January. Nephron Pharmaceuticals Corporation is consolidating services to South Carolina. Drug Bills Get Cost Warnings By Health News Florida Staff • Apr 9, 2014 Despite criticism that it would cost the state Medicaid program too much, a bill that would let doctors break plan rules on prescribing passed its final Senate committee on Tuesday, The Florida Current reports.