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“OxySacklers” angry that Tufts removed family name from campus

Enlarge / BOSTON, MA – DECEMBER 5: Tufts employee Gabe Ryan removes letters from signage featuring the Sackler family name at the Tufts building at 145 Harrison Ave. in Boston on Dec. 5, 2019. Getty | Boston Globe The Sackler family is pushing back after Tufts University removed the family name from its buildings and …

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Sacklers get extra bankruptcy protections as legal experts call for probe

Enlarge / WHITE PLAINS, WESTCHESTER, United States – Oct. 10, 2019: Protesters holding banners outside the courthouse. Getty | Erik McGregor A federal bankruptcy judge on Wednesday extended “extraordinary” protections for the mega-rich Sackler family amid a call from legal experts for a special examiner to investigate the family’s finances and role in the opioid …

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Sacklers threaten to scrap opioid deal if they aren’t shielded from lawsuits

Enlarge / PURDUE PHARMA, STAMFORD, CT, UNITED STATES – 2019/09/12: Members of P.A.I.N. (Prescription Addiction Intervention Now) and Truth Pharm staged a protest on September 12, 2019 outside Purdue Pharma headquarters in Stamford, over their recent controversial opioid settlement. Getty | Erik McGregor Lawyers for OxyContin-maker Purdue Pharma filed a new complaint late Wednesday threatening …

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Purdue, Sacklers offer bankruptcy, $10-12 billion for opioid settlement: Report

Enlarge / Purdue Pharma, the maker of OxyContin, and its owners, the Sackler family, are facing hundreds of lawsuits across the country for the company’s alleged role in the opioid epidemic. Getty | Drew Angerer OxyContin-maker Purdue Pharma and its owners, the Sackler family, offered a $10 billion to $12 billion deal to settle around …

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