Hello, everyone, and welcome to Tuesday. STAT reporter Rebecca Robbins here again, delivering your morning headlines from a Boston satellite of the currently vacationing Pharmalot campus. It’s a bit cloudy here — made brighter, we admit, by an iced chai latte and some freshly picked blueberries. As always, if you come across an interesting tidbit in the world of pharma today, do let us know.
New Hampshire’s second largest city, Nashua, is considering joining the growing wave of state and local governments that have filed lawsuits accusing drug makers of fueling the opioid crisis, the New Hampshire Union Leader reports. The state’s largest city, Manchester, has also reportedly agreed to join Nashua’s potential case, which would seek damages incurred by the municipality as a result of over-prescribing of opioids.