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Maura Healey. (Steven Senne/AP)
Maura Healey. (Steven Senne/AP)

Massachusetts Attorney General Maura Healey is opting to not join a tentative settlement other states and communities have reportedly reached with Purdue Pharma. The company makes the opioid painkiller OxyContin.

WBUR's All Things Considered spoke with David Schumacher, former deputy chief of the health care fraud unit in the U.S. attorney's office for Massachusetts, for more on what this means for the state.

This segment aired on September 11, 2019.

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