Pharmaceutical Company That Contributed to Opioid Epidemic Pleads Guilty to Criminal Charges

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Purdue Pharma, a major pharmaceutical company that is responsible for manufacturing Oxycontin, a deadly opiate that contributed to the opioid epidemic, plead guilty to 3 criminal charges last month to complete a settlement of over $8 billion, says the US Justice Department. The complaints were filed in a New Jersey federal court, to three counts and one of them is taking part in a conspiracy to defraud the US while violating federal anti-kickback regulations.

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