According to The U.S. Justice Department, Purdue Pharma ( the company that creates OxyContin) has agreed to plead guilty to three federal charges. This decision comes after a bankruptcy court approved an “$8.3 billion dollar” settlement against the company. The drug manufacturer and distributer has been credited for attributing to the catastrophic “opioid epidemic” in the country. Purdue has “regrets and accepts responsibility for the misconduct.” Will they get the same brutal treatment as young men selling dime bags out of abandon houses. Or is drug dealing only worthy of prison time when your Black?
BY: BEWITTY Staff