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Purdue Pharma offers opioid settlement

CBS News Tuesday, 27 August 2019
CBS News has learned Purdue Pharma, the maker of OxyContin, has offered $5-6 billion to settle thousands of claims. It is unclear how much Purdue's owners, the Sackler family, would have to pay.
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OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma and its owners, the Sackler family, is in discussion to settle more than 2,000 lawsuits against the company for $10 billion to $12 billion, two people familiar with the matter said on Tuesday. Jillian Kitchener has more.

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