Purdue Pharma Reaches $8B Opioid Deal With Justice Department Over Oxycontin Sales

Purdue Pharma headquarters stands in downtown Stamford, April 2, 2019 in Stamford, Conn. Purdue Pharma, the maker of OxyContin, and its owners, the Sackler family, have faced hundreds of lawsuits for the company

Critics say the settlement doesn’t hold company executives or members of the Sackler family accountable for their aggressive marketing of Oxycontin which helped fuel the nation’s opioid epidemic.

(Image credit: Drew Angerer/Getty Images)

You May Also Like