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Oxycodone

Oxycodone

McKinsey & Co to pay $550m over role in opioid crisis

New York: McKinsey & Co has agreed to pay more than $550 million to settle claims by US states that the consulting company helped fuel the opioid epidemic by providing marketing advice to drugmakers including Purdue Pharma LP and Johnson & Johnson, people familiar with the accord said. New York-based…
bubmag
February 4, 2021
Oxycodone

The Sackler Family and Mine

October, 2017, was a pretty good month for my family. I got nominated for a big award and became a staff writer at The New Yorker. My oldest son had recently started college, and I felt even more than the normal amount of parental pride and wonder at watching him…
bubmag
January 19, 2021
Oxycodone

Petition: Remove park marker bearing Purdue Pharma name

STAMFORD, Conn. (AP) - More than 500 people have signed a petition calling for the removal of a stone marker at a Connecticut park that bears the name of OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma, citing the company’s role in the opioid crisis. The rectangular marker is set in the ground at…
bubmag
December 12, 2020
Oxycodone

Guilty plea: Purdue admits its role in the US opioid crisis

Purdue Pharma pleaded guilty Tuesday to three criminal charges, formally admitting its role in the opioid epidemic that has contributed to hundreds of thousands of deaths over the past two decades.In a virtual hearing with a federal judge in Newark, New Jersey, the OxyContin maker admitted impeding the United States…
bubmag
November 24, 2020
Oxycodone

Federal Judge Approves Landmark $8.3 Billion Purdue Pharma Opioid Settlement

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November 18, 2020
Oxycodone

Purdue’s Sackler Family Gets Court Win on Opioid Settlement

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November 17, 2020