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BUCKS COUNTY, Pa. (CBS) — Officials in Bucks County are suing major makers of prescription drugs, in an effort to fight addiction and recover damages from the costs of the opioid crisis.

The 159-page civil complaint was filed Tuesday in the Bucks County Court of Common Pleas.

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Fourteen companies are named in the suit, including Purdue Pharma, the maker of oxycontin.

Bucks County joins a growing list of state and local governments that are suing manufacturers for misleading the public about the dangers of prescription opiod addiction.