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Democratic Senators urge judge to reject Purdue Pharma’s proposal to pay CEO a bonus

September 22, 2020
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Democratic US Senators are urging Judge Robert D. Drain to reject Purdue Pharma’s proposal to pay CEO and President Craig …


Judge overseeing Purdue Pharma bankruptcy approves $1.3 million bonus for CEO

January 27, 2020
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Purdue Pharma’s CEO Craig Landau can receive a $1.3 million bonus, ruled a judge. Judge Robert Drain said the company …


Sackler family withdrew $10 billion from Purdue Pharma while legal pressure mounted, audit shows

December 17, 2019
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An audit commissioned by Purdue Pharma, to help navigate its bankruptcy, indicates that members of the Sackler family withdrew $10.7 …


Purdue Pharma’s Richard Sackler ignored OxyContin addiction concerns, new emails show

December 3, 2019
Manufacturing and Production, Sales and Marketing Opiod, Purdue Pharma, Richard Sackler, opiod crisis

A recently exposed 1997 email chain shows Dr Richard Sackler, member of the billionaire founding family of Purdue Pharma, knew …


Opioid drugmaker Purdue Pharma files for bankruptcy

September 16, 2019
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In the face of thousands of lawsuits in its role in the opioid addiction crisis, Purdue Pharma   announced yesterday that …


Sacklers could give up Purdue Pharma and settle 2,000 lawsuits for $10-12 billion, proposal says

August 28, 2019
Research and Development OxyContin, Purdue Pharma, Sackler family, opioid crisis, opioids, pharma

The Sackler family are offering to settle more than 2,000 opioid crisis lawsuits for between $10-12 billion, according to NBC. …


Louvre takes down all references to Purdue-owning Sackler family

July 17, 2019
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The Louvre taken down references to the Sacklers, the billionaire owners of Purdue Pharma. The largest art gallery in the …


Sacklers file motion to throw lawsuit out of court

April 5, 2019
Medical Communications Massachusetts, OxyContin, Purdue Pharma, opioid crisis, opioids, sackler

Members of the Sackler family have asked a judge to throw a lawsuit – filed by Massachusetts attorney general Maura …


Sacklers fraudulently transferred funds to dodge litigation, lawsuit says

March 29, 2019
Medical Communications Litigation, New York, OxyContin, Purdue Pharma, Sackelr, opioids

New York state prosecutors have filed a lawsuit against members of the Sackler family, alleging the Purdue Pharma controllers fraudulently …


Purdue Pharma settle Oklahoma lawsuit for $270 million

March 26, 2019
Research and Development Oklahoma, OxyContin, Purdue Pharma, opioid crisis, oxycodone

OxyContin drugmaker Purdue Pharma has agreed to pay nearly $270 million to the state of Oklahoma, in order to settle …

Tate art galleries will not accept donations from Sacklers

March 22, 2019
Medical Communications OxyContin, Purdue Pharma, Sacklers, Tate, art galleries, opioid crisis

The Tate network of art galleries has said it will no longer accept gifts from the notorious Sackler family, the …


Purdue Pharma vow not to profit from fast tracked opioid overdose antidote

March 18, 2019
Sales and Marketing FDA, OxyContin, Purdue Pharma, nalmefene hydrochloride, opioids

The FDA has granted OxyContin drugmaker Purdue Pharma, fast track designation for opioid overdose antidote nalmefene hydrochloride (HCl) injection. However, …


OxyContin drugmaker Purdue Pharma exploring bankruptcy, sources say

March 4, 2019
Manufacturing and Production Litigation, Purdue Pharma, bankruptcy, opioid crisis, trials

OxyContin drugmaker Purdue Pharma is exploring the option of filing for bankruptcy. The news comes as the Connecticut-based firm faces …


Eisai and Purdue reveal positive Phase 3 data in insomnia

February 7, 2019
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Partners Eisai and Purdue Pharma have lifted the curtain on Phase 3 clinical data on their jointly developed therapy lemborexant …


Purdue Pharma sought to expand into opioid addiction treatments while using McKinsey to counter “emotional messages”

January 31, 2019
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OxyContin drugmaker Purdue Pharma explored expanding into the market for opioid addiction treatments, according to passages from court documents that …

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