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.


from Boing Boing