Opioids

U.S. Supreme Court Rejects Arizona Opioid Case

2 hours ago
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The U.S. Supreme Court has rejected a request by Arizona's attorney general to force the family that owns OxyContin-maker Purdue Pharma to return billions of dollars they took out of the company.

Arizona Now Has Misgivings About Purdue Opioid Settlement

Oct 9, 2019
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Arizona attorney general Mark Brnovich says he has misgivings about entering an agreement with Purdue Pharma to settle litigation over the opioid crisis. Brnovich, a Republican, said in a court filing Monday the OxyContin maker has in his words "sought to undermine material terms of the deal."

Arizona Joins Settlement With Opioid-Maker Purdue Pharma

Sep 12, 2019
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Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich has agreed to join a tentative settlement over the role OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma played in the nation's opioid addiction crisis.

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Family members of a 6-year-old girl who likely overdosed on opioids have been charged with abuse and first-degree murder.

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Arizona's attorney general is asking the U.S. Supreme Court to force the Sackler family, which owns OxyContin-maker Purdue Pharma, to return billions of dollars they took out of the company.

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