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As Drugmakers Face Opioid Lawsuits, Some Ask: Why Not Criminal Charges Too?

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As Drugmakers Face Opioid Lawsuits, Some Ask: Why Not Criminal Charges Too?

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Purdue Pharma, facing a mountain of litigation linked to the opioid epidemic, filed for bankruptcy in New York this week. The OxyContin manufacturer and its owners, the Sackler family, have offered to pay billions of dollars to cities and counties hit hard by the addiction crisis. But that's not …

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