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Opioid Makers Funneled Millions to Patient Advocacy Groups

Pureradiancephoto/Getty Looking for news you can trust?Subscribe to our free newsletters. Opioid manufacturers funneled nearly $9 million to leading pain treatment advocacy organizations and industry groups that in turn promoted the painkillers, according to a report released Monday by Missouri Sen. Claire McCaskill (D) as part of an ongoing investigation into opioid makers. The report examines payments between…