The Sackler Family are best known for philanthropy, but their real legacy is the opiod epidemic, which they engineered through their family firm, Purdue Pharmaceutical, which used a variety of front organizations that paved the way for massive overprescription of the company’s painkillers, while covering up the flaws in the drug-testing for Purdue’s products and the false claims about their safety and efficacy.

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from Boing Boing https://boingboing.net/2017/11/13/opiod-of-the-masses-children.html

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