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Galax's opioid lawsuit moves forward

The City of Galax, which filed a lawsuit against opioid drug manufacturers and distributors this summer, has joined with 10 other Virginia localities that filed similar legal action in asking the Virginia Supreme Court to determine where the lawsuits should be heard.

This summer, Galax sued the prescription painkiller makers and distributors for their role in allegedly creating the public health emergency caused by prescription opioids like OxyContin.

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