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After bankruptcy filing, Purdue Pharma may not be off hook

Seattle Times Monday, 16 September 2019
OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma and its owners expressed sympathy but not responsibility for the nation’s opioid crisis as the company filed for bankruptcy protection late Sunday night, part of a move to settle some 2,600 lawsuits — most from state and local governments. “Like families across America, we have deep compassion for the victims of […]
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Purdue Pharma, the company behind the prescription painkiller OxyContin, has filed for bankruptcy. The filing comes days after it reached a settlement with more than 20 states which blame Purdue for fueling the opioid crisis. CBS2's Aundrea Cline-Thomas reports.

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