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OxyContin Maker, Government Attorneys In Settlement Talks

Aug 28, 2019
Prescription drugs on a shelf.
Daylina Miller/WUSF

State attorneys general and lawyers representing local governments said Tuesday they are in active settlement talks with Purdue Pharma, the maker of the prescription painkiller OxyContin that is facing billions of dollars in potential liability for its role in the nation's opioid crisis.