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Prosecutor: Drug maker pushed OxyContin despite danger signs

Prosecutor: Drug maker pushed OxyContin despite danger signs

Associated Press - By ALANNA DURKIN RICHER and GEOFF MULVIHILL, Associated Press

BOSTON (AP) — A member of the family that owns OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma told people at the prescription opioid painkiller's launch party in the 1990s that it would be "followed by a blizzard of prescriptions that will bury the competition," according to court documents filed Tuesday. The …

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