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Report: Sacklers using fake doctors, false marketing to sell OxyContin in China

Enlarge / Bottles of Purdue Pharma L.P. OxyContin medication sit on a pharmacy shelf in Provo, Utah, on Wednesday, Aug. 31, 2016. Getty | Bloomberg The mega-rich family behind the OxyContin-maker Purdue Pharma is back to selling its highly addictive pain killer with underhanded tactics and deceptive advertising—this time in China, via its international company, …

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Sacklers get extra bankruptcy protections as legal experts call for probe

Enlarge / WHITE PLAINS, WESTCHESTER, United States – Oct. 10, 2019: Protesters holding banners outside the courthouse. Getty | Erik McGregor A federal bankruptcy judge on Wednesday extended “extraordinary” protections for the mega-rich Sackler family amid a call from legal experts for a special examiner to investigate the family’s finances and role in the opioid …

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Sacklers threaten to scrap opioid deal if they aren’t shielded from lawsuits

Enlarge / PURDUE PHARMA, STAMFORD, CT, UNITED STATES – 2019/09/12: Members of P.A.I.N. (Prescription Addiction Intervention Now) and Truth Pharm staged a protest on September 12, 2019 outside Purdue Pharma headquarters in Stamford, over their recent controversial opioid settlement. Getty | Erik McGregor Lawyers for OxyContin-maker Purdue Pharma filed a new complaint late Wednesday threatening …

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Purdue, Sacklers offer bankruptcy, $10-12 billion for opioid settlement: Report

Enlarge / Purdue Pharma, the maker of OxyContin, and its owners, the Sackler family, are facing hundreds of lawsuits across the country for the company’s alleged role in the opioid epidemic. Getty | Drew Angerer OxyContin-maker Purdue Pharma and its owners, the Sackler family, offered a $10 billion to $12 billion deal to settle around …

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