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At least 16 states reject settlement with OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma Print E-mail
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Thursday, 12 September 2019 00:00

Laura Strickler reports for NBC News:

WASHINGTON - Top legal officials in 27 states and territories and lawyers for more than 2,000 cities and counties announced Wednesday they had agreed to a tentative multi-billion-dollar settlement with Purdue Pharma, the maker of the opioid OxyContin, for its role in the opioid crisis. At least 16 other state attorneys general who are suing the drug company, however, told NBC News they have not agreed to the deal with Purdue Pharma and the Sackler family, which owns the firm.

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