The Big Tobacco analogy is good, but you can also find parallels in the Oxycontin crisis. This was the Sackler/Purdue Pharma playbook, too.
US urged to criminally charge Sackler family, other pharma execs for opioid crisis
The Sackler family has made billions of dollars selling opioids. Their greed, which is killing Americans, must end.
The Louvre in Paris has removed the name of the Sackler family from its walls, becoming the first major museum to erase its public association with the philanthropist family linked with the opioid crisis in the U.S.
BLOCKBUSTER: Sackler embraced plan to conceal OxyContin’s strength from doctors, sealed testimony shows
More proof that Sackler and Purdue Pharmaceutical made deliberate decision to hook people on OxyContin just to profit off their addiction. Now they should pay for their treatment.
Members of the Sackler family, which owns the company that makes OxyContin, directed years of efforts to mislead doctors and patients about the dangers of the powerful opioid painkiller, a court filing citing previously undisclosed documents contends