Utah Attorney General Sean Reyes is backing a potential multi-billion-dollar settlement with Purdue Pharma over damages associated with the opioid crisis. 

The maker of OxyContin filed for Chapter 11 Bankruptcy earlier this week, and the Sackler family has agreed to hand over Purdue assets as part of the settlement framework. 

In a statement, Reyes says he's "focused on getting resources to Utahns as quickly as possible," but acknowledges that no amount of money can undo the pain caused by the epidemic.  

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