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Conn. attorney general: Purdue Pharma settlement not enough

Clip: 10/22/2020 | 6m 15s | Video has closed captioning.

A historic settlement was announced Wednesday among the Department of Justice, Purdue Pharma and members of the Sackler family over the drug giant’s role in the national opioid crisis. The CDC estimates roughly 450,000 people died from opioid overdose between 1999 and 2018. But some critics feel the settlement missed the mark. William Brangham talks to William Tong, Connecticut’s attorney general.

Aired: 10/22/20

Rating: NR

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