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This settlement does not sufficiently hold the Sacklers & Purdue accountable for the opioid crisis that they created. I object to billionaires going to bankruptcy court to escape liability. And the gov't should not be in the business of selling OxyContin. https://www.nytimes.com/2020/10/21/health/purdue-opioids-criminal-charges.html?smid=tw-share
ICYMI: the Mallinckrodt (MNK) global settlement framework announced in February is now official. MNK will pay $1.6B into a trust that will go toward abating the opioid crisis. https://ago.vermont.gov/blog/2020/02/26/attorney-general-supports-opioid-manufacturers-settlement-framework/
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