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Lawsuit against drug makers for alleged conspiracy

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Louisiana has joined nineteen other states in a lawsuit against drug makers over pricing. The suit claims the companies artificially inflated and manipulated prices to reduce competition for an antibiotic, and oral diabetes medication.

Two industry leaders named in the suit are teva pharmaceuticals and mylan.

Connecticut attorney general identifies heritage pharmaceuticals as the principal architect of the alleged conspiracy. 

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