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OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma files for bankruptcy amid opioid crisis

France 24 Monday, 16 September 2019
OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma LP filed for bankruptcy protection Sunday night, succumbing to pressure from more than 2,600 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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