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AP
May 07, 2019 - 5:00 pm
A member of the family that owns Purdue Pharma, maker of the painkiller OxyContin, cast blame on victims of the opioid epidemic in nearly 20-year-old emails, saying "abusers aren't victims," according to a court filing in Connecticut.
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AP
March 26, 2019 - 2:59 pm
The maker of OxyContin and the family that owns the company have reached a $270 million settlement with the state of Oklahoma over the prescription painkiller's role in the nation's deadly opioid crisis, a person familiar with the agreement said Tuesday.
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January 09, 2019 - 2:59 pm
A Connecticut judge has dismissed lawsuits against Purdue Pharma and other drugmakers brought by 37 cities and towns in the state that blame the companies for the opioid crisis and sought to recoup millions of dollars spent responding to the crisis.
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AP
December 20, 2018 - 3:39 pm
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) - Connecticut Attorney General George Jepsen says the state will be suing OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma and several current and former company officials on allegations their marketing of the painkiller helped fuel the nation's opioid crisis. Jepsen said Thursday that the...
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