Innocent until proven greedy –
Sep. 17, 2020 – “Misrepresentation of opioids to consumers for profit is inexcusable,” Cuomo said in a statement. Johnson & Johnson did not immediately respond to requests for comment.
New York said Johnson & Johnson manufactured opioid products in the state such as the fentanyl patch Duragesic and drug Nucynta, and said its “Norman Poppy” was once responsible for as much as 80 percent of the global supply for oxycodone raw materials.
The New Brunswick, NJ-based company was charged with violating two New York insurance laws, with civil penalties of up to $5,000 per violation.