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OxyContin maker Purdue agrees to settle Oklahoma opioid case: source

Reuters Tuesday, 26 March 2019
Purdue Pharma LP has agreed to settle a lawsuit by the state of Oklahoma accusing the OxyContin painkiller maker of helping fuel an opioid abuse epidemic, a person familiar with the matter said.
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Purdue Pharma LP has reportedly agreed to settle a lawsuit by the state of Oklahoma accusing the OxyContin painkiller maker of helping fuel an opioid abuse epidemic. It is the first settlement to result from a wave of recent lawsuits over the drugmaker’s marketing of painkillers, Reuters reports....

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