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Map with pills A deal would resolve claims by almost every U.S. state and many cities and counties that the family and Purdue sparked the ongoing U.S. opioid epidemic through wrongful marketing tactics for OxyContin. (Image: Shutterstock)

(Bloomberg) –The Sackler family and their embattled drugmaker, Purdue Pharma LP, are backing a proposal to resolve all opioid lawsuits against themselves and the drugmaker for more than $11 billion in what would be the largest settlement to date in the sprawling litigation over the addictive painkillers, according to people familiar with the proposal.

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