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Purdue Pharma is currently facing about 2,000 lawsuits for its role in America’s devastating opioid crisis. But the problem, and Purdue’s role, is not contained by national borders. AP: Purdue foreign arm caught up in opioid probe in Europe. “The police huddled for hours each day, headphones on, eavesdropping on the doctor. They’d tapped his cellphone, bugged his office, planted a camera in a trattoria. … What Italian police overheard on their wiretaps offers a look at how pharmaceutical executives still pushed opioids abroad even after the cause and consequence of the American epidemic had become apparent.”

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