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Purdue bankruptcy settlement not enough, AG Healey, former addicts say

27 days ago   |   By Boston Herald

Recovering addicts who blame Purdue Pharma for getting them hooked on opioids say the company's multibillion-dollar plan to settle lawsuits as part of a bankruptcy is dodging responsibility.
“It's not enough. I think that they're trying to hide their own fortune,” said Rob Demeo, outreach coordinator for Sunrise Detox in Millbury of the projected $10 billion to $12 billion settlement that will go into a public trust to address the opioid crisis.
Demeo got addicted to opioids, and later heroin, he said, after being hit by a drunken driver in 2010 and was prescribed OxyContin for his...
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