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Purdue Pharma's Bankruptcy Move Draws Criticism Amid Ongoing Opioid Epidemic

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Purdue Pharma's Bankruptcy Move Draws Criticism Amid Ongoing Opioid Epidemic

Purdue Pharma's Bankruptcy Move Draws Criticism Amid Ongoing Opioid Epidemic

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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