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A congressional committee heard grievances Tuesday against the owners of OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma as it considered longshot legislation that would keep them from using a corporate bankruptcy as a shield for personal liability.

A controversial bankruptcy plan involving OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma, which would shield the Sackler family from litigation tied to the opioid crisis, moved forward Thursday.

Drug dealers are targeting kids on Snapchat and other social media platforms. In many instances, they say they're selling Percocet or Oxycontin, but they're really peddling a deadly dose of fentanyl

A controversial bankruptcy plan involving OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma, which would shield the Sackler family from litigation tied to the opioid crisis, moved forward Thursday.

A controversial bankruptcy plan involving OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma, which would shield the Sackler family from litigation tied to the opioid crisis, moved forward Thursday.

Sackler Family Members Come Out Fighting With New Website Ahead Of OxyContin Settlement Confirmation

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Sackler Family Members Come Out Fighting With New Website Ahead Of OxyContin Settlement Confirmation

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On Purdue / OxyContin: “once you can assemble a fig leaf of corporate legality and legitimacy, there’s a whole infrastructure of professional service providers who will advance your interests and happily defend you against almost any claim of wrongdoing”

This produces some genuinely hideous outcomes. In @praddenkeefe  's EMPIRE OF PAIN, the author documents how the Sackler family contemplated seeking regulatory approval to prescribe Oxycontin to children in order to extend the life of their patents. 26/

#5yrsago  How a pharma company made billions off mass murder by faking the science on Oxycontin “Pickup artist” douche #5yrsago  uses copyright to sue Youtube critics, fans raise $100K defense fund 6/

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BREAKING: Justice Department officials tell The Associated Press that Purdue Pharma, the company that makes OxyContin, will plead guilty to three federal criminal charges as part of a settlement of more than $8 billion.

Breaking News: Purdue Pharma, the maker of OxyContin, will plead guilty to criminal charges and face $8.3 billion in fines over its role in the opioid crisis.

BREAKING: OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma pleads guilty to federal criminal charges, formally admitting role in opioid crisis.

Exclusive: McKinsey & Company, the prestigious consulting firm, proposed having Purdue Pharma offer rebates to pharmacy companies for OxyContin overdoses as a way to boost sales during the height of the U.S. opioid crisis, new court documents show.

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) -- OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma pleads guilty to federal criminal charges, formally admitting role in opioid crisis.

The Sacklers made a fortune pushing OxyContin while people got addicted and died. This rushed settlement makes it harder for victims to hold Purdue and the Sacklers accountable. The Sacklers need to pay more than a pathetic fine – they need to go to jail.

Purdue Pharma has agreed to a settlement with the U.S. Justice Department to resolve federal probes of how it marketed OxyContin

I had an opioid problem. For some 15-years. Thanks to Oxycontin. I’ve seen some shady things in 50+ years - but watching Bill Barr & Donald Trump & Mitch McConnell cut a deal with the Sackler’s (Purdue Pharma) two weeks before an election they know they’ve lost speaks volumes.

People die from opioids in America at a rate of approximately 130 people per day. This epidemic was not generated by illegal drugs across the borders. It began with Purdue Pharma — their manufacturing — and marketing of Oxycontin. Right here in America. The Sackler family.

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