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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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B.C. feared money-laundering crackdown would hurt provincial revenue, Cullen Commission hears

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

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

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