Pennsylvania Sues Purdue Pharma over Oxycontin

HeadlineMay 15, 2019

Pennsylvania has become the latest state to go after Purdue Pharma for its role in producing and marketing the highly addictive opioid Oxycontin. Purdue allegedly targeted senior citizens and the military when pushing the drug. The lawsuits states, “Even when Purdue knew people were addicted and dying, Purdue treated patients and their doctors as 'targets' to sell more drugs. Tragically, each part of Purdue’s campaign of deception earned the company more money, and caused more addiction and death.”

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