West Virginia AG takes part in DOJ opioid policy announcement

WASHINGTON (Gray DC) -- Attorney General Jeff Sessions says he will target opioid manufacturers and distributors.

At a Tuesday press conference, Sessions announced a new task force aimed at holding companies accountable.

Sessions also said he is asking the Department of Justice to examine state-level lawsuits against drug companies, and see if the DOJ can provide assistance.

West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey joined Sessions at Tuesday's press conference.

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