Lee County commissioners to fight opioid epidemic with lawsuits


Lee County is gearing up for a fight over opioids Tuesday.

County commissioners will move forward on securing an attorney for possible future lawsuits against opioid manufacturers in order to stay ahead of the epidemic.

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Florida Attorney General Pam Bondi filed a lawsuit against manufacturers, blaming large distributors for creating a crisis that has killed thousands of Floridians.

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WINK News reporter Andrea Henderson was live where the commissioners will make their decision Tuesday. Watch the full segment above.

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