Purdue Pharma files for bankruptcy amid numerous lawsuits over opioid epidemic

Purdue Pharma files for bankruptcy amid numerous lawsuits over opioid epidemic

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Purdue Pharma, the company that made billions selling the prescription painkiller OxyContin, filed for bankruptcy late Sunday. The move came days after Purdue reached a tentative settlement with many state and local governments over the toll the opioid epidemic has taken on communities nationwide.

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