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Canada’s provinces have filed opioid-related claims totalling $67.4-billion in U.S. court

Jayne Turner holds a photo of her husband, Robert John Turner, in Grand Manan, N.B. on Oct. 9, 2019. VIKTOR PIVOVAROV/THE GLOBE AND MAIL https://www.theglobeandmail.com/canada/article-canadas-provinces-have-filed-opioid-related-claims-totalling-67/

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OxyContin maker Purdue pleads guilty to charges related to opioid crisis

Company admits it impeded efforts to combat the deadly crisis The Associated Press OxyContin Maker Purdue Pharma has formally admitted its role in the opioid epidemic that has contributed to hundreds of thousands of deaths over the past two decades. … Continue reading

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How an Australian state beat its second wave of COVID-19

How an Australian state beat its second wave of COVID-19 https://www.theglobeandmail.com/canada/article-how-an-australian-state-beat-its-second-wave-of-covid-19/

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Provinces pursue OxyContin maker for $67B US in costs associated with Canada’s opioid crisis | CBC News

‘Staggering’ claims against Purdue Pharma filed in U.S. bankruptcy court OxyContin was introduced as a pain medication about two decades ago, marking what addiction experts recognize as the beginning of the opioid crisis. (Toby Talbot/The Associated Press) (Toby Talbot/The Associated … Continue reading

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OxyContin maker Purdue nears guilty plea agreement in U.S. criminal probe

They only agreeing to pay the fines and compensation to victims families if they will not face the criminal charges related to the overdose deaths of almost .5 Million people in the US alone. https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-8814555/OxyContin-maker-Purdue-nears-guilty-plea-agreement-U-S-criminal-probe-sources.html Related Sackler family transferred $1.36 … Continue reading

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Detroit Hospital performs double-lung transplant on vape-injured teen | National Post

One of the patient’s vape-damaged lungs. Courtesy Henry Ford Hospital – Courtesy Henry Ford Hospital Nov 12 2019 https://nationalpost.com/health/detroit-hospital-performs-double-lung-transplant-on-vape-injured-teen-facing-imminent-death … Similar info from CDC in the past other than they named the illness and this apparently the first lung transplant … Continue reading

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