Thursday, April 10, 2003

OxyContin suits in W.D. Va. stayed pending resolution of MDL process

According to this report, the two OxyContin cases pending before Judge Jones have been stayed while the Judicial Panel on Multi-District Litigation considers whether to consolidate in one place OxyContin cases now pending in federal courts around the country.

Earlier this week, Virginia received a federal grant for a prescription drug database to monitor OxyContin and other Schedule II drugs, as reported here.

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