ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — Maryland Attorney General Brian Frosh says he doesn’t support a tentative multistate settlement with OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma and the family that owns the company.
Frosh said Wednesday what’s on the table is insufficient and doesn’t begin “to compensate for the damage that was done by the Purdue company and the Sackler family.”READ MORE: 5 Ravens Cornerbacks Are Questionable For Sunday's Steelers Game
About half the states, along with about 2,000 local governments, reached a tentative deal Wednesday with Purdue Pharma over its role in the nation’s deadly opioid epidemic.READ MORE: 'Star Of Bethlehem' Lit With Promise Of Steel Returning To Sparrows Point
In May, Frosh announced that Maryland filed charges against the owners and former directors of Purdue.
The attorney general alleges they engaged in a pattern of deceptive conduct that encouraged inappropriate use of opioids and fueled the nation’s opioid crisis.MORE NEWS: Maryland Manor Burns Down After Homeowner Tries To Smoke Out Snakes
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