New York State has sued Purdue’s Sackler family for their role in stoking the opioid crisis gripping the US. RT America’s Michele Greenstein joins Rick Sanchez to discuss.
Article Source When the news broke this week that OxyContin makers Purdue Pharmam and the Sackler family behind it, have agreed to pay $270 million to settle an opioid lawsuit filed by the state of […]
Purdue has just settled a suit for $270 million! It is time for Big Pharma to pay up!
Article Source Who is to blame for the opioid epidemic that is currently gripping the nation and taking the lives of 60,000 Americans each year? Most people tend to blame the makers of these drugs, […]
By Mac Slavo The Massachusetts attorney general has declared that the family behind the drug OxyContin is responsible for the opioid epidemic ravaging the United States. Purdue Pharma and eight members of the Sackler family who own the […]
Article Source The concept of doctors prescribing patients certain medications in exchange for money and gifts from pharmaceutical companies isn’t new, but it has taken on a whole new level of danger in the wake […]
Article Source President Donald Trump wants Attorney General Jeff Sessions to file a federal lawsuit against opioid makers and suppliers, he said during a Cabinet meeting Thursday. “I’d also like to ask you to bring […]
Article Source This story was co-published with NPR’s Shots blog. The past two years have been a time of reckoning for pharmaceutical manufacturers over their role in promoting opioid drugs that have fed a national […]