Judge approves plan to dissolve OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma

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A federal bankruptcy judge ruled that Purdue Pharma, the maker of the addictive painkiller OxyContin, will be dissolved under a settlement deal and that its owners, members of the Sackler family, will pay out more than $4 billion to address the opioid epidemic that’s killed more than 500,000 Americans.

source https://www.cnn.com/2021/09/01/business/purdue-sackler-opioid-bankruptcy-ruling/index.html

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