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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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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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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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​Opioid Epidemic – The Facts Exposed

Jan 29 2017 – Kevin Yaworski – Global Citizen and Public Advocate – http://wp.me/p1fJaD-Sg Here are some facts about addiction that you may not know about.  They will likely change your perspective on a few things.  More teens and adults need … Continue reading

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