After bankruptcy filing, Purdue Pharma may not be off hook

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OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma and its owners expressed sympathy but not responsibility for the nation's opioid crisis as the company filed for bankruptcy protection late Sunday night, part of a move to settle some 2,600 lawsuits — most from state and local governments.

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Published on September 16, 2019 -  02:20
Purdue Pharma's Bankruptcy Move Draws Criticism Amid Ongoing Opioid Epidemic
Purdue Pharma, the company behind the prescription painkiller OxyContin, has filed for bankruptcy. The filing comes days after it reached a settlement with more than 20 states which blame Purdue for fueling the opioid crisis. CBS2's Aundrea Cline-Thomas reports.

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