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OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma files for bankruptcy protection

Reuters Monday, 16 September 2019
OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma LP filed for bankruptcy protection in New York Sunday night, succumbing to pressure from more than 2,000 lawsuits alleging the company helped fuel the deadly U.S. opioid epidemic.
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News video: OxyContin Maker Purdue Pharma Files For Chapter 11 as Part of Settlement Agreement

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OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection as part of its settlement amid a rampant opioid addiction crisis. Nathan Rousseau Smith has the story.

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