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AG Tong speaking in Enfield on opioid epidemic

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FILE – This Feb. 19, 2013, file photo shows OxyContin pills arranged for a photo at a pharmacy in Montpelier, Vt. Purdue Pharma, the maker of the prescription opioid painkiller OxyContin. Purdue said Monday, March 4, 2019, that it has asked a Massachusetts court to throw out a lawsuit filed by the state’s attorney general […]

Attorney General William Tong plans to address the opioid epidemic at a town hall meeting in Enfield.

He will give updates on the lawsuit against Purdue Pharma.

Related Content: AG Tong: Connecticut filing expanded lawsuit against Purdue Pharma

Congressmen Joe Courtney will also talk about different measures being taken to combat addiction and increase funding for treatment.

The town hall forum will start at 6:00 p.m.

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