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What a Purdue Pharma bankruptcy means for the Sackler family

By SARAH SKIDMORE SELL, GEOFF MULVIHILL and ADAM GELLER, The Associated Press Purdue Pharma could be heading for bankruptcy but the extent to which it would affect the Sackler family fortunes remains unclear. The company, which makes OxyContin and other drugs, this week reached a tentative agreement with thousands of local governments and more than…MORE

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Tentative opioids settlement falls short of nationwide deal

By GEOFF MULVIHILL and DAVE COLLINS, The Associated Press HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — A tentative settlement announced Wednesday over the role Purdue Pharma played in the nation’s opioid addiction crisis falls short of the far-reaching national settlement the OxyContin maker had been seeking for months, with litigation sure to continue against the company and the…MORE

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New HOPE initiative announced to fight opioid overdoses

PORTSMOUTH, R.I. (AP) – Rhode Island State Police are launching a new program to help combat the opioid epidemic. The new HOPE initiative, which stands for Heroin-Opioid Prevention Effort, involves law enforcement working with clinicians to identify people at risk of overdosing and finding them resources to help toward recovery. Eighty state and local police…MORE

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