The state of Alabama has voluntarily dismissed its lawsuit against several opioid companies after the judge questioned whether he had federal jurisdiction over the case.
Alabama Attorney General Steve Marshall filed the motion on Wednesday, citing a June 6 order from U.S. District Judge Dan Polster of the Northern District of Ohio that asked for additional briefing on whether he had federal jurisdiction to hear the case. Polster asked for the state to file its first brief by Friday.
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