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Purdue Pharma, makers of OxyContin, filed for bankruptcy. Pennsylvania AG Josh Shapiro is suing the Sackler family, which owns the company: "The real assets aren't sitting at the company anymore, it's sitting in the pockets of these billionaire Sacklers."

OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma files for bankruptcy to wipe out more than 2,000 lawsuits against the company and its billionaire owners, the Sacklers

Purdue's settlement calls for the Sacklers to hand over the company to a trust controlled by the states, cities and counties that have sued to recoup billions of dollars they spent battling opioid addictions and overdoses

OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma has filed for bankruptcy to wipe out 2,000+ lawsuits against the company and its billionaire owners, the Sacklers

After Sacklers shift at least $1 billion around, Purdue files for bankruptcy by @BethMarieMole 

OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma files for bankruptcy to wipe out more than 2,000 lawsuits against the company and its billionaire owners, the Sacklers

The Sacklers called the Purdue Pharma bankruptcy filing a “historic step towards providing critical resources that address a tragic public health situation.” But it may not get either off the hook

OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma filed for bankruptcy protection Sunday. But it may not get either the drugmaker or its owners, the Sacklers, off the hook.

Purdue's settlement calls for the Sacklers to hand over the company to a trust controlled by the states, cities and counties that have sued to recoup billions of dollars they spent battling opioid addictions and overdoses

OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma and its owners expressed sympathy but not responsibility for the nation's opioid crisis as they filed for bankruptcy protection Sunday night But the filing may not get either the drugmaker or the Sacklers off the legal hook.

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The Sacklers are pushing OxyContin in the developing world—with claims the drug is not addictive.

BREAKING: OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma has filed for bankruptcy to wipe out 2,000+ lawsuits against the company and its billionaire owners, the Sacklers. Read more @business :

BREAKING: OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma files for bankruptcy to wipe out more than 2,000 lawsuits against the company and its billionaire owners, the Sacklers

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The Sacklers, the family that owns OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma, used Swiss bank accounts to conceal the transfer of millions of dollars from the company to themselves, New York state’s attorney general contends in court papers.

Breaking News: Purdue Pharma reached a settlement in an opioids case, a landmark moment in an effort to make its owners, the Sacklers, answer for the epidemic.

Billionaires "giving back," like the Kochs and the Sacklers, is often really about them getting something in return: power. Strangely, I say this while taking the form of a talking oil painting in @AdamRuins  Everything" with @adamconover .

Purdue Pharma, which helped sow the opioid crisis, will be broken up and sold, and the plaintiffs paid with the cash. But this is sick: The company will not admit wrongdoing in the settlement, the Sacklers will keep most of their billions, and none of them will be imprisoned.

"As the country’s addiction crisis worsened, the Sacklers spied another business opportunity. They could increase their profits by selling treatments for the very problem their company had helped to create: addiction to opioids."

Visit to watch actors read excerpts from Richard Sackler’s deposition about his actions at Purdue Pharma. It’s a blizzard of context!

I’m still collecting my thoughts about this shit. I’ll just reiterate that the state has no business killing people, and that the death penalty is a cornerstone of systemic racism. isn’t talking about killing the Sacklers, or Big Pharma executives.

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