Published On: Wed, Oct 21st, 2020
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OxyContin maker Purdue reaches plea deal in opioid probe

Opioid Crisis Purdue

Purdue Pharma, the company that makes OxyContin, the powerful prescription painkiller that experts say helped touch off an opioid epidemic, will plead guilty to three federal criminal charges as part of a settlement of more than $ 8 billion US, Justice Department officials in the U.S. announced Wednesday.

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