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'Oversimplified Scapegoating': Purdue Pharma Responds To Massachusetts Lawsuit12:31
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This 2007 file photo shows the Purdue Pharma offices in Stamford, Conn. (Douglas Healey/AP)
This 2007 file photo shows the Purdue Pharma offices in Stamford, Conn. (Douglas Healey/AP)

Purdue Pharma has filed a motion to dismiss the lawsuit that Massachusetts Attorney General Maura Healey has brought against the company for its alleged role in the opioid epidemic. Purdue says the lawsuit is "oversimplified scapegoating," and claims that Healey has created a "sensationalist and distorted narrative that ignores facts."

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Katie Zezima, Washington Post reporter. She tweets @katiezez.

Aaron Kesselheim, associate professor of medicine at Harvard Medical School, core faculty member of the HMS Center for Bioethics. He tweets @akesselheim.

This segment aired on March 4, 2019.

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