1000% jump in Tenn. babies born drug dependent, lawsuit blames AmerisourceBergen

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KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WVLT) — A lawsuit against a drug company called AmerisourceBergen alleged the company’s drug sales are correlated to a 1,000% increase in Tennessee babies being born dependent on drugs.

New details were revealed in an amendment to the suit which was originally filed in October 2018.

Read: Drug company releases statement after being named in Knox Co. suit

“There is a direct correlation between the number of opioid prescriptions written and the illicit pharmaceutical drug diversion which is plaguing Tennessee,” the suit said.

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