Kentucky reaches $39.5 million settlement with Purdue, Johnson & Johnson

December 23, 2015 10:41 PM

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Kentucky reaches $39.5 million settlement with Purdue, Johnson & Johnson

Kentucky reached two separate settlements totaling $39.5 million with Purdue Pharma and Johnson & Johnson, Attorney General Jack Conway said on Wednesday.

Purdue, which settled for $24 million, was alleged to have misrepresented the highly addictive nature of its drug OxyContin. (1.usa.gov/1m6R0ZB)

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