OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma files for bankruptcy

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Purdue Pharma filed for bankruptcy with a more than $10 billion (Dh36.7bn) plan to settle claims that it fuelled the US opioid epidemic by illegally pushing sales of its addictive OxyContin painkiller. The Chapter 11 filing on Sunday in White Plains, New York, is designed to short-circuit more than 2,000 lawsuits against Purdue...
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Published on September 16, 2019 -  01:25
OxyContin Maker Purdue Pharma Files For Chapter 11 as Part of Settlement Agreement
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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