The ruling means that discovery can now begin in the case, which is likely to include the state subpoenaing internal company documents and records and taking depositions of company officials and employees.
“We hope the treatment of addiction issues isn’t more burdensome than when a doctor gets someone addicted. It helps on the counseling side, and it helps once that client relationship has been established face to face, those continued visits can happen telemedicine,” a treatment specialist said.
“For us, this is something, we are preparing all of this hoping we never have to file it, and that’s always a tough spot to be in. It’s ridiculous if we have to seek it.” — Brady Henderson, legal director of ACLU of Oklahoma.