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Ruling clears way for Purdue Pharma to settle opioid claims, protect...

A federal court ruling cleared the way Tuesday for OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma's settlement of thousands of legal claims over the toll of opioids.  The...

J&J, distributors finalize $26B landmark opioid settlement

CAMDEN, N.J. (AP) - Drugmaker Johnson & Johnson and three major distributors finalized nationwide settlements over their role in the opioid addiction crisis Friday,...

Revenue windfall pushes states to consider range of tax cuts

ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) – Soaring tax revenue and billions in pandemic aid from the federal government have left many states with an unusual problem...

States: Sackler family members abusing bankruptcy process

NEW YORK (AP) — A federal judge should reject a sweeping settlement to thousands of lawsuits against OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma, a group of...

Appeals are mounting in Purdue Pharma bankruptcy settlement, including from R.I....

Objections to a historic settlement with Purdue Pharma are mounting in the form of appeals, with Rhode Island's attorney general saying Wednesday the plan...

Judge conditionally approves Purdue Pharma opioid settlement

A federal bankruptcy judge gave conditional approval Wednesday to a sweeping, potentially $10 billion plan submitted by OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma to settle a...

4 companies on verge of settling U.S. opioid lawsuits

The three biggest U.S. drug distribution companies and the drugmaker Johnson & Johnson are on the verge of a $26 billion settlement covering thousands...

Purdue Pharma exit plan gains steam with OK from more states,...

OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma’s plan to reorganize into a new entity that helps combat the U.S. opioid epidemic got a big boost as 15...

Neronha joins 22 states in opposing Purdue Pharma settlement offer

Rhode Island Attorney General Peter F. Neronha joined attorneys general from 22 other states and opioid addiction activists on Tuesday in pushing back against...

Fraud overwhelms pandemic-related unemployment programs

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) – With the floodgates set to open on another round of unemployment aid, states are being hammered with a new wave...
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