This illustration image shows tablets of opioid painkiller Oxycodon delivered on medical prescription taken in Washington, DC.
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Federal prosecutors in Brooklyn have opened a criminal probe of opioid manufacturers and distributors, the Wall Street Journal reported on Tuesday.
More subpoenas for the probe, which is still in its early stages, are expected to come.
Shares of Teva, Johnson & Johnson and Merck all fell on the news.
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