New York Democrat Attorney General Targets Family Behind OxyContin

The lawsuit seeks penalties and damages that could add up to tens of millions of dollars and a dedicated fund to curb the opioid epidemic.

New York Democrat Attorney General Targets Family Behind OxyContin

NEW YORK – New York’s Attorney General Letitia James (D) on Thursday launched a lawsuit against the Sackler family who are the major shareholders of the OxyContin manufacturer Purdue Pharma. New York is joining a growing list of state and local governments alleging the drug-maker sparked the nation’s opioid crisis by putting hunger for profits […]