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Purdue Pharma Scrambles To Discourage A Justice Department Appeal of Bankruptcy Deal

With a federal judge poised to approve Purdue Pharma's controversial Chapter 11 plan, the company is working behind the scenes to preempt a legal challenge by the DOJ.

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