EXPLAINER | How will the Supreme Court reshape US opioid epidemic relief?

President Joe Biden’s administration has argued that Purdue Pharma’s settlement is an abuse of bankruptcy protections

03 December 2023 - 19:32 By John Kruzel

The US Supreme Court is set on Monday to hear arguments over the legality of a roughly $6bn (R112bn) bankruptcy settlement involving Purdue Pharma, maker of the powerful and highly addictive pain medication OxyContin that played a key role in the country’s opioid epidemic...

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