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Charlotte Purdue feels running for Team GB ‘tainted’ after Olympics snub

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Charlotte Purdue, one of Britain’s top marathon runners, says her desire to represent her country has been “tainted” after she was controversially left out of the Tokyo Olympics. The 30-year-old, who is in bullishly i...

Former Purdue Pharma chair denies responsibility for US opioid crisis

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The former president and board chair of Purdue Pharma told a court Wednesday that he, his family and the company are not responsible for the opioid crisis in the United States. Richard Sackler, a member of the family ...

OxyContin-maker Purdue Pharma enters final phase to settle thousands of lawsuits

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Purdue Pharma’s quest to settle thousands of lawsuits over the toll of OxyContin and its other prescription opioid painkillers entered its final phase Thursday with the grudging support of many of those who have claim...

15 states support Purdue Pharma plan to reorganize and combat US opioid crisis

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OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma’s plan to reorganize into a new entity that helps combat the US opioid epidemic got a big boost as 15 states that had previously opposed the new business model now support it. The agreeme...

Purdue Pharma unveils $10bn opioid settlement plan to exit from bankruptcy

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Purdue Pharma is proposing a $10bn plan to emerge from bankruptcy that calls for it to be transformed into a company funnelling profits into the fight against the opioid crisis. Those efforts would include a significa...