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Purdue Pharma

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Family behind Purdue Pharma engineered opioid crisis, Massachusetts AG says

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Behind Purdue Pharma’s marketing of OxyContin

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What New York state’s lawsuit against Purdue Pharma says about U.S. opioid battle

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Opioid crisis: Purdue Pharma pays $270 million in historic settlement

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Purdue Pharma settles lawsuit over opioid crisis

Purdue Pharma L.P. is a privately held pharmaceutical company owned principally by parties and descendants of Mortimer and Raymond Sackler. In 2007 it paid out one of the largest fines ever levied against a pharmaceutical firm for mislabeling its product OxyContin, and three executives were found guilty of criminal charges. Although the company has shifted its focus to abuse-deterrent formulations, Purdue continues to market and sell opioids, and continues to be involved in lawsuits around the opioid crisis.
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  • Oxycontin-related lawsuits