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Pictured here is OxyContin. Gov. Baker called for tighter prescription rules and a reform for treatment for opioid addiction. (Toby Talbot, File/AP)
Pictured here is OxyContin. Gov. Baker called for tighter prescription rules and a reform for treatment for opioid addiction. (Toby Talbot, File/AP)
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Ohio's attorney general has filed a lawsuit against five major drug companies that make opioids, saying they have contributed to the state's overdose crisis.

Ohio leads the nation in the number of opioid deaths, with more than 4,000 last year. Jo Ingles (@joingles) from member station WOSU in Columbus reports.

This segment aired on June 1, 2017.

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