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Walden Statement on Purdue Opioid Settlement


09.11.19

WASHINGTON, DC – Energy and Commerce Committee Republican Leader Greg Walden (R-OR) released the following statement in response to the tentative settlement reached by Purdue Pharma in a federal opioid lawsuit.

“No amount of money can bring back the lives lost from this reckless and greedy enterprise,” said Walden. 

Background

Last Congress, under then-Chairman Walden’s leadership, the Energy and Commerce Committee pressed Purdue Pharma and other top opioid manufacturers about their role in the opioid crisis.

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