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OxyContin Maker Pled Guilty and is Forced to Shut Downs

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Opioid settlements and the war on drugs have been trending in America for quite some time now. Purdue Pharma, the creator of the opioid OxyContin in 1996, has especially been in the spotlight over the years due to the marketing strategy it deployed for the drug. 

Many people place significant weight on the pharmaceutical company for the cause of the US opioid crisis. Though previously ordered to file for bankruptcy in September of 2019 as part of the ongoing settlement agreement, on October 21, 2020, the Justice Department delivered a controversial announcement regarding the ongoing opioid settlements that have come about after the US opioid crisis has taken the lives of nearly a quarter-million Americans, and has globally affected the lives of trillions.

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