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Bellwood, Melrose Park Sue Drug Makers, 3 Doctors Who Ran Opioid ‘Pill Mill’

Friday, May 25, 2018 || By Bob Uphues/Riverside-Brookfield Landmark || @maywoodnews 

Melrose Park and Bellwood were recently listed as plaintiffs with about a dozen other municipalities in a lawsuit against more than 20 pharmaceutical companies and their subsidiaries, drug distribution companies and three doctors who formerly ran an alleged opioid “pill mill” out of a now-shuttered pain clinic in Riverside. Before that point, they’d operated in Melrose Park for many years.

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