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Purdue Pharma Pleads Guilty to Role in Opioid Crisis as Part of Deal With Justice Dept

1 month ago   |   By NY Times

The admission in federal court brought a formal end to a major investigation that resulted in a multibillion-dollar settlement between the drug maker and the government.
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Purdue Pharma pleads guilty to criminal charges in opioid case

Purdue Pharma pleads guilty to criminal charges in opioid case

1 month ago   |   By New York Post

OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma formally admitted to its role in the nationwide opioid epidemic on Tuesday by pleading guilty to three criminal charges. Company chairman Steve Miller entered the plea on behalf of Purdue - controlled by the Sackler family, who were once fixtures on the New York social circuit - during a virtual court...
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Purdue Pharma, OxyContin maker, pleads guilty to criminal charges in opioid crisis

1 month ago   |   By ABC

The OxyContin maker admitted impeding the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration's efforts to combat the addiction crisis.
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