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Al.com
Alabama couple among last to sue as state shuts door on suits against drugmakerslobbied lawmakers and made campaign contributions to major players. Ward receiv
Alabama couple among last to sue as state shuts door on suits against drugmakers
Al.com / Posted 2 days ago
lobbied lawmakers and made campaign contributions to major players. Ward received a donation from Connecticut-based Purdue Pharma less than a week before he proposed his bill, according to records from the Alabama Secretary of State's... Read more
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Boston Herald
Markey calls for investigation of OxyContin’s manufacturerthe Justice Department, the Food and Drug Administration and the Federal Trade
Markey calls for investigation of OxyContin’s manufacturer
Boston Herald / Posted 4 days ago
the Justice Department, the Food and Drug Administration and the Federal Trade Commission to launch probes of drugmaker Purdue Pharma. OxyContin’s main selling point is that it lasts 12 hours. The Times investigation published this month found... Read more
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Stamford Advocate
This one-paragraph letter may have launched the opioid epidemicoff point and began calling pain the "fifth vital sign" that doctors should att
This one-paragraph letter may have launched the opioid epidemic
Stamford Advocate / Posted 5 days ago
off point and began calling pain the "fifth vital sign" that doctors should attend to. Pharmaceutical companies like Purdue Pharma introduced powerful new painkillers such as MS Contin and Oxycontin, extended-release pills with a very large... Read more
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Connecticut Post
This one-paragraph letter may have launched the opioid epidemicoff point and began calling pain the "fifth vital sign" that doctors should att
This one-paragraph letter may have launched the opioid epidemic
Connecticut Post / Posted 5 days ago
off point and began calling pain the "fifth vital sign" that doctors should attend to. Pharmaceutical companies like Purdue Pharma introduced powerful new painkillers such as MS Contin and Oxycontin, extended-release pills with a very large... Read more
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San Francisco Chronicle
This one-paragraph letter may have launched the opioid epidemicoff point and began calling pain the "fifth vital sign" that doctors should att
This one-paragraph letter may have launched the opioid epidemic
San Francisco Chronicle / Posted 5 days ago
off point and began calling pain the "fifth vital sign" that doctors should attend to. Pharmaceutical companies like Purdue Pharma introduced powerful new painkillers such as MS Contin and Oxycontin, extended-release pills with a very large... Read more
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Business Insider
This one-paragraph letter may have launched the opioid epidemicoff point and began calling pain the "fifth vital sign" that doctors should att
This one-paragraph letter may have launched the opioid epidemic
Business Insider / Posted 5 days ago
off point and began calling pain the "fifth vital sign" that doctors should attend to. Pharmaceutical companies like Purdue Pharma introduced powerful new painkillers such as MS Contin and Oxycontin, extended-release pills with a very large... Read more
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Guardian Unlimited
'It's beyond pain': how Mormons are left vulnerable in Utah's opiate crisisblame pharmaceutical companies and then doctors. When OxyContin came on to the
'It's beyond pain': how Mormons are left vulnerable in Utah's opiate crisis
Guardian Unlimited / Posted 5 days ago
blame pharmaceutical companies and then doctors. When OxyContin came on to the market in the mid-1990s, its manufacturer, Purdue Pharma, aggressively marketed it as a powerful painkiller with little risk of addiction. Within five years, the... Read more
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Naked Capitalism
Purdue Pharma's OxyContin: Corporate Fraud With a Body Countinstance, more Americans die from opoid overdose than from car accidents. And t
Purdue Pharma's OxyContin: Corporate Fraud With a Body Count
Naked Capitalism / Posted 5 days ago
instance, more Americans die from opoid overdose than from car accidents. And this article gives only a partial tally of Purdue Pharma’s predatory conduct. The drugmaker targeted overly-busy, not very well trained general practitioners in... Read more
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Raw Story
How cracking down on America’s painkiller capital led to a heroin crisisthe opiates because there are new addictions every day.” Colbert points the fi
How cracking down on America’s painkiller capital led to a heroin crisis
Raw Story / Posted 6 days ago
the opiates because there are new addictions every day.” Colbert points the finger at the drug manufacturers – led by Purdue Pharma, the maker of OxyContin – and a medical establishment she said that puts too much emphasis on prescribing... Read more
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The Inter-Mountain
Manchin proposes opioid taxManchin hinted at future measures to hit opioid manufacturers directly. Specifi
Manchin proposes opioid tax
The Inter-Mountain / Posted 6 days ago
Manchin hinted at future measures to hit opioid manufacturers directly. Specifically, he expressed displeasure with Purdue Pharma, the manufacturer of Oxycontin. "When Oxycontin came out in the 1980s, they came out saying it was... Read more
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The Herald News
How OxyContin became America's most widely abused prescription drugThe drugmaker Purdue Pharma launched OxyContin two decades ago with a bold mark
How OxyContin became America's most widely abused prescription drug
The Herald News / Posted 10 days ago
The drugmaker Purdue Pharma launched OxyContin two decades ago with a bold marketing claim: One dose relieves pain for 12 hours, more than twice as long as generic medications. The drugmaker Purdue Pharma launched OxyContin two decades ago with a... Read more
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Fortune
How One Insurer Plans to Cut Customers' Opioid Use By 25% in 3 Yearsa portion of whom moved to the drug after developing an opioid addiction. The c
How One Insurer Plans to Cut Customers' Opioid Use By 25% in 3 Years
Fortune / Posted 12 days ago
a portion of whom moved to the drug after developing an opioid addiction. The crisis has reached such a fever pitch that Purdue Pharma, the privately held company that makes OxyContin, has come under scrutiny over its possible role in propagating... Read more
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The Nashua Telegraph
Council OKs law firm for inquirysubpoenas last August for documents and records of marketing practices in New H
Council OKs law firm for inquiry
The Nashua Telegraph / Posted 12 days ago
subpoenas last August for documents and records of marketing practices in New Hampshire to five drug companies. They are: Purdue Pharma, which manufactures OxyContin; Endo Pharmaceutical; Janssen; Actavis; and Teva. The companies refused to... Read more
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The Record Searchlight
How OxyContin became America’s most widely abused prescription drugOxyContin 80 mg pills, photographed in the LA Times studio in 2013. (Liz O. Bay
How OxyContin became America’s most widely abused prescription drug
The Record Searchlight / Posted 13 days ago
OxyContin 80 mg pills, photographed in the LA Times studio in 2013. (Liz O. Baylen/Los Angeles Times/TNS) The drugmaker Purdue Pharma launched OxyContin two decades ago with a bold marketing claim: One dose relieves pain for 12 hours, more than... Read more
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Philly.com
How OxyContin became America's most widely abused prescription drug(TNS) The drugmaker Purdue Pharma launched OxyContin two decades ago with a bol
How OxyContin became America's most widely abused prescription drug
Philly.com / Posted 13 days ago
(TNS) The drugmaker Purdue Pharma launched OxyContin two decades ago with a bold marketing claim: One dose relieves pain for 12 hours, more than twice as long as generic medications. Patients would no longer have to wake up in the middle of the... Read more
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New Kerala
Aurobindo Pharma receives USFDA approval for pain reliever tablets - newkerala.com #64702to the reference listed drug product (RLD) Dilaudid (hydromorphone hydrochlorid
Aurobindo Pharma receives USFDA approval for pain reliever tablets - newkerala.com #64702
New Kerala / Posted 14 days ago
to the reference listed drug product (RLD) Dilaudid (hydromorphone hydrochloride) Tablets, 2 mg, 4 mg, and 8 mg of Purdue Pharma L.P. Quoting IMS, the company said that the approved product has an estimated market size of US$ 50 million... Read more
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Officer.com
How OxyContin Became a Widely Abused DrugThe drugmaker Purdue Pharma launched OxyContin two decades ago with a bold mark
How OxyContin Became a Widely Abused Drug
Officer.com / Posted 15 days ago
The drugmaker Purdue Pharma launched OxyContin two decades ago with a bold marketing claim: One dose relieves pain for 12 hours, more than twice as long as generic medications. Patients would no longer have to wake up in the middle of the night to... Read more
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Business Wire
Mundipharma and Purdue reach a new deal to in-licence from ESTEVE full global rights and development responsibilities for novel first-class sigma-1 antagonist (S1A or MR309/E-52862)England & BARCELONA--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Mundipharma Medical Company Limited and i
Mundipharma and Purdue reach a new deal to in-licence from ESTEVE full global rights and development responsibilities for novel first-class sigma-1 antagonist (S1A or MR309/E-52862)
Business Wire / Posted 15 days ago
England & BARCELONA--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Mundipharma Medical Company Limited and its independent associated company, Purdue Pharma L.P., today announced that, following completion of Phase II studies, they have exercised their option and... Read more
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ABC 7 El Paso
Opioids: From 'wonder drug' to abuse epidemicvital sign," Johnson said. "There was a real push to do a better job of treatin
Opioids: From 'wonder drug' to abuse epidemic
ABC 7 El Paso / Posted 19 days ago
vital sign," Johnson said. "There was a real push to do a better job of treating pain." 1996: The birth of OxyContin Purdue Pharma started testing OxyContin as a long-term painkiller in 1994, and it went on the market in 1996. In the early... Read more
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News 8000
Opioids: From 'wonder drug' to abuse epidemicvital sign," Johnson said. "There was a real push to do a better job of treatin
Opioids: From 'wonder drug' to abuse epidemic
News 8000 / Posted 19 days ago
vital sign," Johnson said. "There was a real push to do a better job of treating pain." 1996: The birth of OxyContin Purdue Pharma started testing OxyContin as a long-term painkiller in 1994, and it went on the market in 1996. In the early... Read more
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ClickOnDetroit
Opioids: From 'wonder drug' to abuse epidemicvital sign," Johnson said. "There was a real push to do a better job of treatin
Opioids: From 'wonder drug' to abuse epidemic
ClickOnDetroit / Posted 19 days ago
vital sign," Johnson said. "There was a real push to do a better job of treating pain." 1996: The birth of OxyContin Purdue Pharma started testing OxyContin as a long-term painkiller in 1994, and it went on the market in 1996. In the early... Read more
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KSBW Salinas
Opioids: From 'wonder drug' to abuse epidemicvital sign," Johnson said. "There was a real push to do a better job of treatin
Opioids: From 'wonder drug' to abuse epidemic
KSBW Salinas / Posted 19 days ago
vital sign," Johnson said. "There was a real push to do a better job of treating pain." 1996: The birth of OxyContin Purdue Pharma started testing OxyContin as a long-term painkiller in 1994, and it went on the market in 1996. In the early... Read more
15 related stories
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KCBA FOX 35 Salinas
Opioids: From 'wonder drug' to abuse epidemicvital sign," Johnson said. "There was a real push to do a better job of treatin
Opioids: From 'wonder drug' to abuse epidemic
KCBA FOX 35 Salinas / Posted 19 days ago
vital sign," Johnson said. "There was a real push to do a better job of treating pain." 1996: The birth of OxyContin Purdue Pharma started testing OxyContin as a long-term painkiller in 1994, and it went on the market in 1996. In the early... Read more
15 related stories
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
Opioids: From 'wonder drug' to abuse epidemicvital sign," Johnson said. "There was a real push to do a better job of treatin
Opioids: From 'wonder drug' to abuse epidemic
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted 19 days ago
vital sign," Johnson said. "There was a real push to do a better job of treating pain." 1996: The birth of OxyContin Purdue Pharma started testing OxyContin as a long-term painkiller in 1994, and it went on the market in 1996. In the early... Read more
15 related stories
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WJXT Jacksonville
Opioid history: From 'wonder drug' to abuse epidemictalking about pain as the fifth vital sign," Johnson said. "There was a real pu
Opioid history: From 'wonder drug' to abuse epidemic
WJXT Jacksonville / Posted 19 days ago
talking about pain as the fifth vital sign," Johnson said. "There was a real push to do a better job of treating pain." Purdue Pharma started testing OxyContin as a long-term painkiller in 1994, and it went on the market in 1996. In the early... Read more
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KTVZ Bend
Opioids: From 'wonder drug' to abuse epidemicvital sign," Johnson said. "There was a real push to do a better job of treatin
Opioids: From 'wonder drug' to abuse epidemic
KTVZ Bend / Posted 19 days ago
vital sign," Johnson said. "There was a real push to do a better job of treating pain." 1996: The birth of OxyContin Purdue Pharma started testing OxyContin as a long-term painkiller in 1994, and it went on the market in 1996. In the early... Read more
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WCYB 5 Tri-Cities
Opioids: From 'wonder drug' to abuse epidemicvital sign," Johnson said. "There was a real push to do a better job of treatin
Opioids: From 'wonder drug' to abuse epidemic
WCYB 5 Tri-Cities / Posted 19 days ago
vital sign," Johnson said. "There was a real push to do a better job of treating pain." 1996: The birth of OxyContin Purdue Pharma started testing OxyContin as a long-term painkiller in 1994, and it went on the market in 1996. In the early... Read more
15 related stories
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KRDO Colorado Springs
Opioids: From 'wonder drug' to abuse epidemicvital sign," Johnson said. "There was a real push to do a better job of treatin
Opioids: From 'wonder drug' to abuse epidemic
KRDO Colorado Springs / Posted 19 days ago
vital sign," Johnson said. "There was a real push to do a better job of treating pain." 1996: The birth of OxyContin Purdue Pharma started testing OxyContin as a long-term painkiller in 1994, and it went on the market in 1996. In the early... Read more
15 related stories
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KESQ Palm Springs
Opioids: From 'wonder drug' to abuse epidemicvital sign," Johnson said. "There was a real push to do a better job of treatin
Opioids: From 'wonder drug' to abuse epidemic
KESQ Palm Springs / Posted 19 days ago
vital sign," Johnson said. "There was a real push to do a better job of treating pain." 1996: The birth of OxyContin Purdue Pharma started testing OxyContin as a long-term painkiller in 1994, and it went on the market in 1996. In the early... Read more
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Spartanburg Herald-Journal
Opioid crisis needs quick answersbeen too slow to address. The drug in question is OxyContin, a version of the
Opioid crisis needs quick answers
Spartanburg Herald-Journal / Posted 19 days ago
been too slow to address. The drug in question is OxyContin, a version of the generic opioid painkiller oxycodone that Purdue Pharma introduced 20 years ago as a 12-hour alternative to cheaper, shorter-lived oxycodone products. The Food and... Read more
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Boston Globe
Judge orders OxyContin files unsealedPike Circuit Court in Kentucky. They include the deposition of Dr. Richard Sack
Judge orders OxyContin files unsealed
Boston Globe / Posted 19 days ago
Pike Circuit Court in Kentucky. They include the deposition of Dr. Richard Sackler, a former president of OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma LP and a member of the family that owns the privately held Connecticut company. OxyContin has been blamed by... Read more
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CNBC
Kentucky judge unseals records of OxyContin lawsuit; Drugmaker Purdue to appealinjured coal miners in the eastern part of the state. In 2007, Kentucky's attor
Kentucky judge unseals records of OxyContin lawsuit; Drugmaker Purdue to appeal
CNBC / Posted 19 days ago
injured coal miners in the eastern part of the state. In 2007, Kentucky's attorney general filed a separate lawsuit against Purdue Pharma. Both sides settled the case in December and the company agreed to pay Kentucky $24 million. But the lawsuit... Read more
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CNN
Doctors must lead us from our opioid epidemicmisled the FDA about the risks of opioid dependence in an effort to sell more o
Doctors must lead us from our opioid epidemic
CNN / Posted 19 days ago
misled the FDA about the risks of opioid dependence in an effort to sell more of the drugs, and three top executives from Purdue Pharma even pleaded guilty to those criminal charges. Our federal government has created nearly insurmountable... Read more
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News 10 WILX
Judge Unseals Records In Case Against Oxycontin MakerPike Circuit Court Judge Steve Combs ordered the records be released in 32 days
Judge Unseals Records In Case Against Oxycontin Maker
News 10 WILX / Posted 19 days ago
Pike Circuit Court Judge Steve Combs ordered the records be released in 32 days. Purdue Pharma Chief Litigation Counsel Richard Silbert said the company would appeal the decision. Frankfort, Kentucky (AP) A judge has unsealed records from a Kentucky... Read more
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The Hendersonville Times-News
Judge unseals records of OxyContin lawsuit in KentuckyCircuit Court Judge Steven Combs ordered the records be released in 32 days. Bu
Judge unseals records of OxyContin lawsuit in Kentucky
The Hendersonville Times-News / Posted 19 days ago
Circuit Court Judge Steven Combs ordered the records be released in 32 days. But Combs said he would delay his order if Purdue Pharma appealed the decision. Richard Silbert, the company's chief litigation counsel, confirmed it would appeal. He... Read more
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The Lexington Dispatch
Judge unseals records of OxyContin lawsuit in KentuckyCircuit Court Judge Steven Combs ordered the records be released in 32 days. Bu
Judge unseals records of OxyContin lawsuit in Kentucky
The Lexington Dispatch / Posted 19 days ago
Circuit Court Judge Steven Combs ordered the records be released in 32 days. But Combs said he would delay his order if Purdue Pharma appealed the decision. Richard Silbert, the company's chief litigation counsel, confirmed it would appeal. He... Read more
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The Wilmington Star-News
Judge unseals records of OxyContin lawsuit in KentuckyCircuit Court Judge Steven Combs ordered the records be released in 32 days. Bu
Judge unseals records of OxyContin lawsuit in Kentucky
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted 19 days ago
Circuit Court Judge Steven Combs ordered the records be released in 32 days. But Combs said he would delay his order if Purdue Pharma appealed the decision. Richard Silbert, the company's chief litigation counsel, confirmed it would appeal. He... Read more
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Spartanburg Herald-Journal
Judge unseals records of OxyContin lawsuit in KentuckyCircuit Court Judge Steven Combs ordered the records be released in 32 days. Bu
Judge unseals records of OxyContin lawsuit in Kentucky
Spartanburg Herald-Journal / Posted 20 days ago
Circuit Court Judge Steven Combs ordered the records be released in 32 days. But Combs said he would delay his order if Purdue Pharma appealed the decision. Richard Silbert, the company's chief litigation counsel, confirmed it would appeal. He... Read more
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Island Packet
Judge unseals records of OxyContin lawsuit in KentuckyCircuit Court Judge Steven Combs ordered the records be released in 32 days. Bu
Judge unseals records of OxyContin lawsuit in Kentucky
Island Packet / Posted 20 days ago
Circuit Court Judge Steven Combs ordered the records be released in 32 days. But Combs said he would delay his order if Purdue Pharma appealed the decision. Richard Silbert, the company's chief litigation counsel, confirmed it would appeal. He... Read more
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Daily Herald
Judge unseals records of OxyContin lawsuit in KentuckyCircuit Court Judge Steven Combs ordered the records be released in 32 days. Bu
Judge unseals records of OxyContin lawsuit in Kentucky
Daily Herald / Posted 20 days ago
Circuit Court Judge Steven Combs ordered the records be released in 32 days. But Combs said he would delay his order if Purdue Pharma appealed the decision. Richard Silbert, the company's chief litigation counsel, confirmed it would appeal. He... Read more
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4029TV KHBS - KHOG Fort Smith - Fayetteville
Doctors must lead us from our opioid epidemicmisled the FDA about the risks of opioid dependence in an effort to sell more o
Doctors must lead us from our opioid epidemic
4029TV KHBS - KHOG Fort Smith - Fayetteville / Posted 20 days ago
misled the FDA about the risks of opioid dependence in an effort to sell more of the drugs, and three top executives from Purdue Pharma even pleaded guilty to those criminal charges. Our federal government has created nearly insurmountable... Read more
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BBC News
What's killing white middle-aged American women?to a brilliant marketing campaign launched by the maker of one opioid pain medi
What's killing white middle-aged American women?
BBC News / Posted 20 days ago
to a brilliant marketing campaign launched by the maker of one opioid pain medicine, a drug called Oxycontin." In 2007 Purdue Pharma pleaded guilty to misleading doctors and patients about the addictive properties of OxyContin and paid $600m... Read more
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WRTV Indianapolis
Ex-OxyContin addict: Jail saved my lifedirector of clinical services at Fairbanks. This week, a Los Angeles Times inv
Ex-OxyContin addict: Jail saved my life
WRTV Indianapolis / Posted 20 days ago
director of clinical services at Fairbanks. This week, a Los Angeles Times investigation into the maker of OxyContin, Purdue Pharma, claimed the manufacturer pushed a dosing regimen that put profits over people's health. Miller, a mother of... Read more
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NJ Biz
Pharma manufacturing facility sold for $20Mannounced. In a news release, JLL said it completed the sale of 700 Union Blvd
Pharma manufacturing facility sold for $20M
NJ Biz / Posted 21 days ago
announced. In a news release, JLL said it completed the sale of 700 Union Blvd., a 330,000-square-foot building, for the Purdue Pharma LP known as P.F. Laboratories Inc. The buyer was The Hampshire Cos. The seller was represented by JLL’s life... Read more
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WRTV Indianapolis
Report claims OxyContin dangers understatedmarket for 20 years. While it's not the only prescription painkiller, it is one
Report claims OxyContin dangers understated
WRTV Indianapolis / Posted 22 days ago
market for 20 years. While it's not the only prescription painkiller, it is one of the biggest. It's made California-based Purdue Pharma $31 billion over the course of its lifetime. But now, new questions about its effectiveness and safety have... Read more
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Naked Capitalism
00PM Water Coolerhas ties to Clinton campaign, family foundation Internal documents reviewed by
00PM Water Cooler
Naked Capitalism / Posted 22 days ago
has ties to Clinton campaign, family foundation Internal documents reviewed by the Los Angeles Times indicate that Purdue Pharma was more concerned about revenue than making sure its drug was being used responsibly. A memo written in 1996... Read more
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Los Angeles Times
Clinton's Paid Troll Patrol. Sketches from a Serial Killer's Trial.who said, "Once you start, it's hard to get out of it. I wonder if I've set foo
Clinton's Paid Troll Patrol. Sketches from a Serial Killer's Trial.
Los Angeles Times / Posted 22 days ago
who said, "Once you start, it's hard to get out of it. I wonder if I've set foot on the wrong path. But it's great for passing time." OUR MUST-READS FROM THE WEEKEND -- Purdue Pharma has issued a statement on The Times' OxyContin report. We respo... Read more
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Daily Mail
OxyContin can create addiction by wearing off too early, report findsOxyContin wearing off earlier than its promised 12 hours of pain relief has led
OxyContin can create addiction by wearing off too early, report finds
Daily Mail / Posted 24 days ago
OxyContin wearing off earlier than its promised 12 hours of pain relief has led to America's raging opiate abuse problem Purdue Pharma launched OxyContin 20 years ago, claiming it would provide '12 hours of smooth and sustained pain control' But... Read more
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Stamford Advocate
Opioid epidemic traces back to Stamford companycrime and depleting medical resources around the country. Many say the epidemi
Opioid epidemic traces back to Stamford company
Stamford Advocate / Posted 24 days ago
crime and depleting medical resources around the country. Many say the epidemic can be traced to Stamford, headquarters of Purdue Pharma, maker of OxyContin — the most popular opioid to hit the market in a generation. The rise of OxyContin... Read more
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Fortune
OxyContin's 12-Hour Dosing Claim Attacked In Massive Investigationbeen implicated in the death of superstar Prince. Now, an extensive new investi
OxyContin's 12-Hour Dosing Claim Attacked In Massive Investigation
Fortune / Posted 25 days ago
been implicated in the death of superstar Prince. Now, an extensive new investigative report by the Los Angeles Times puts Purdue Pharma, the maker of the opioid OxyContin, under the microscope, questioning whether the drug’s branding helped fuel... Read more
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