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Attorneys general from more than 40 states are alleging the nation’s largest generic drug makers conspired to artificially inflate and manipulate prices for more than 100 different generic drugs, including treatments for diabetes, cancer, arthritis, and other medical conditions, the Associated Press writes. The lawsuit, filed in federal court in Connecticut on Friday, also names 15 individual senior executives responsible for sales, marketing, and pricing along with 20 different companies. The suit was the second that has been filed in the price-fixing investigation. Here is the first one.

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