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Opioid distributors accused of fueling the national epidemic sink after offering a $10 billion settlement

The National Association of Attorneys General countered the providers' initial offer with a heftier $45 billion settlement.

Federal prosecutors charged Ohio opioid distributor that sent 6 million pain pills to small town

The indictment says the charges were necessary to combat the company's profits from vulnerable areas that are the hardest-hit by the opioid epidemic.

New federal data exposes how America’s largest drug companies flooded the country with 76 billion opioid pills in a seven-year period

Nearly 100,000 people died as a result of opioid overdoses during the same seven-year period the US was being flooded with opioid pills.
Mortimer Sackler and Jacqueline Sackler attend the Guggenheim International Gala on November 9, 2006. Mortimer and his brother Raymond co-chaired the company that developed OxyContin.

Non-profits, museums, and hedge funds: Here are the groups that have cut ties with the Sackler family over the opioid crisis

Universities, museums, and nonprofits are rejecting members of the family and financial gifts because the Sacklers own Purdue Pharma and OxyContin.
Mortimer Sackler and Jacqueline Sackler attend the Guggenheim International Gala on November 9, 2006. Mortimer and his brother Raymond co-chaired the company that developed OxyContin.

6 museums and universities that are rejecting money from the wealthy family that’s accused of fueling the opioid crisis

Growing pressure on the Sackler family for its role in the opioid crisis has caused many institutions to reconsider millions in charitable donations.

Elizabeth Warren is picking a fight with the billionaire family that is accused of deceptively marketing opioids like OxyContin

Warren targeted the Sacklers while laying out her $100 billion plan to fight the opioid crisis, which she would fund with her "ultra-millionaire" tax.

Elizabeth Warren proposes paying for an ambitious plan to spend $100 billion fighting the opioid crisis with her new tax on the ultra-rich

The money would support a whole range of services — including early intervention, addiction treatment, mental-health care, and housing support.

A UK drugmaker’s stock crashed 80% after it was indicted for a ‘truly shameful’ opioid-addiction scheme

Indivior's shares plunged 80% after the British drugmaker was indicted for deceiving doctors about Suboxone Film, its opioid-addiction treatment.

The UK’s top galleries are refusing donations from the Sacklers, the wealthy US family behind OxyContin

The Sackler family is facing legal action for allegedly helping create the US opioid crisis.

Google spinoff Verily is building a ‘tech-enabled’ rehab center in Ohio to treat opioid addiction

OneFifteen will be headquartered in Montgomery County, Ohio — a region Verily described as "ground zero" for the opioid epidemic.