Drugmaker Purdue Pharma and its owners, the Sacker family, have for years borne the blunt of public criticism for inventing and deceptively marketing one of the most well-known opioid painkillers, OxyContin, in the 1990s. But the records show that by 2006, as the death rate accelerated, a handful of obscure generic-drug manufacturers were selling the bulk of opioid pills flooding the country. Read More.
Little-Known Makers of Generic Drugs Played Central Role in Opioid Crisis, Records Show – The Washington Post – July 27, 2019
Jul 27, 2019 | Recent News