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Email: Opioid talks fail, Purdue bankruptcy filing expected

Sep. 8, 2019 2:20 AM EDT

CLEVELAND (AP) — OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma is expected to file for bankruptcy after settlement talks over the nation's deadly overdose crisis hit an impasse, attorneys general involved in the talks said Saturday. The breakdown puts the first federal trial over the opioid epidemic on track to begin next...

North Carolina prosecutor expands fight against youth vaping

Aug. 27, 2019 3:59 PM EDT

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina's top prosecutor expanded his efforts to halt e-cigarette sales to teens on Tuesday by suing eight more manufacturers and sellers of vaping products. Josh Stein, the Democratic attorney general in the traditionally tobacco-friendly state, said he's filing lawsuits...