Category Archives: Board of Pharmacy

Oregon AG Rosenblum accuses OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma of deceptive marketing in new lawsuit

Purdue Pharma targeted Oregon seniors in a deceptive marketing campaign for the opioid painkiller OxyContin and lied to the Oregon Board to Pharmacy to boost its profits, Attorney General Ellen Rosenblum alleged in a lawsuit filed Thursday. Source: Oregon AG Rosenblum accuses OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma of deceptive marketing in new lawsuit – Portland Business […]
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Oregon AG again sues maker of OxyContin

Oregon Attorney General Ellen Rosenblum on Thursday sued Purdue Pharma, the maker of OxyContin, claiming it has been falsely and deceptively marketing its opioid drug in Oregon since an earlier agreement not to do so more than a decade ago. Source: Oregon AG again sues maker of OxyContin – KTVZ

Kratom-related Salmonella outbreak hits Oregon

Eight cases of kratom-related Salmonella have hit Oregon, including one case in Marion County and one case in Polk County. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported on April 5 that a total of 132 people in 38 states were infected with Salmonella after consuming kratom since January 2017. Source: Kratom-related Salmonella outbreak hits […]
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