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ProPublica: Mike Bloomberg Advised Billionaire Sackler Family on Opioid Crisis

HeadlineFeb 28, 2020

ProPublica reports Michael Bloomberg met in 2017 with Mortimer Sackler, son of a co-founder of OxyContin producer Purdue Pharma, to discuss ways the billionaire Sackler family could combat growing outrage over the company’s role in the opioid crisis. Bloomberg reportedly steered the family to a crisis communications specialist who had been his mayoral press secretary. 

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