New Jersey’s Attorney General filed a lawsuit Tuesday against Janssen Pharmaceuticals, Inc., a subsidiary of Johnson & Johnson, for misleading patients and prescribers about the addictive risks associated with the use of its drugs. The complaint alleges that Janssen is actively contributing to the opioid crisis by aggressively and inaccurately marketing their opioid drugs. New [...]

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North Carolina’s Democratic Party, voting rights group Common Cause and individual voters filed suit against the state government Tuesday claiming excessive partisan gerrymandering of legislative maps. In their complaint, filed in the Wake County Superior Court, plaintiffs that the 2017 state House and Senate redistricting maps were construed in favor of the Republican party. Common Clause claims [...]

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Four states—Michigan, Missouri, North Dakota and Utah—voted on marijuana measures Tuesday, with Michigan becoming the tenth state to legalize recreational use of marijuana. Michigan voters approved Proposal 1, known as the state’s Marijuana Legalization Initiative. Proposal 1 enables the recreational purchase and possession of marijuana for adults over 21 years old. Individual Michigan municipalities can [...]

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