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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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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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More provinces join in class-action suit against opioid makers – The Globe and Mail

Family and friends who have lost loved ones to opioid overdoses leave pill bottles in protest outside the headquarters of Purdue Pharma on Aug. 17, 2018. The Attorney-General’s comments came on the same day as reports that Purdue Pharma LP … Continue reading

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Purdue Pharma, Owners Offer to Settle Suits for $10B-$12B: NBC – Bloomberg

Bottles of Purdue Pharma L.P. OxyContin medication. Photographer: George Frey/Bloomberg NBC By Nathan Crooks 27 August 2019, 13:57 GMT-5 https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2019-08-27/purdue-pharma-owners-offer-to-settle-suits-for-10-12b-nbc

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‘Snow-washing’: What leaked banking records show about Canada’s role in money laundering – The Globe and Mail

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‘Nobody is protecting us’: Safe drug site concerns meeting at city hall gets emotional – Calgary Herald

Gavin Young / Postmedia Meghan Potkins, Calgary Herald More from Meghan Potkins, Calgary HeraldFebruary 13, 2019 ‘Nobody is protecting us’: Safe drug site concerns meeting at city hall gets emotional — — Commentary– Similar concerns in Winnipeg, Vancouver and elsewhere … Continue reading

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Public deserves clarity from Ottawa on collapse of money-laundering case, says B.C. official

Public deserves clarity from Ottawa on collapse of money-laundering case, says B.C. official – Globe and Mail JUSTINE HUNTER AND COLIN FREEZE VICTORIA /TORONTO DECEMBER 3, 2018 Article archived below. — Concerning news about Corporate and Financial Crime prosecutions getting … Continue reading

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How the opioid crisis was created and fueled

Sept 24 2018 – Kevin Yaworski — More and more being exposed including recent news below of pharmacists in at least Ontario committing crimes to sell to drug dealers and addicts plus elaborate steps to try and cover it up. … Continue reading

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B.C. vows crackdown after Globe investigation reveals money-laundering scheme – The Globe and Mail

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