Purdue Pharma

NY sues opioid maker, says Purdue Pharma misled consumers

New York has joined the growing list of states taking legal action against pharmaceutical companies over the opioid epidemic.<p>The state sued Purdue …

Business

New York sues OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma over opioids

© Reuters. FILE PHOTO: Bottles of prescription painkiller OxyContin made by Purdue Pharma LP sit on a shelf at a local pharmacy in Provo<p>By Jonathan …

Medicine

New York becomes 27th state to sue opioid manufacturer Purdue

New York on Tuesday joined 26 other states in suing opioid manufacturer Purdue Pharma LP for its alleged role in the nation's opioid crisis.<p>The state …

Pharma

New York Becomes Latest to Sue Purdue Over Opioid Crisis

Gov. Andrew Cuomo says lawsuit ‘sends a clear message’ as state joins dozens of others suing drug manufacturer<p>New York state filed a lawsuit Tuesday against opioid manufacturer Purdue Pharma LP, alleging the company played down the health risks and overpromoted its signature opioid painkiller to …

Andrew Cuomo

Tide of attorneys general rolls in to back Alabama in opioid MDL

The attorneys general of more than 30 states on Friday threw their support behind Alabama’s lawsuit against prescription opiate manufacturers and distributors, filing amicus briefs to oppose two motions to dismiss Alabama’s action in federal court in Cleveland.<p>Alabama filed suit in February as part …

Law

Fox News' Laura Ingraham drawing criticism from racist comments

Velshi & Ruhle<p>Jonathan Capehart: Laura Ingraham is deplorable<p>12:13<p>“Space Force all the way!”<p>05:25<p>Topher Grace: “This movie should not be more …

Donald Trump

Purdue loses bid to fight Oklahoma opioid case in federal court

A federal judge has rejected OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma LP’s bid to keep a lawsuit by Oklahoma’s attorney general accusing it and other drugmakers of deceptively marketing opioid painkillers out of state court.<p>U.S. District Judge Vicki Miles-LaGrange in Oklahoma City on Friday granted Oklahoma …

U.S. Federal Courts

Congress requests Sackler deposition that Purdue Pharma is fighting to keep sealed

Among the documents House lawmakers requested last week from opioid painkiller manufacturers is a deposition of the former president of Purdue Pharma …

Corruption

House committee asks pharmaceutical companies to answer questions about opioids

A House committee investigating the opioid crisis is asking three pharmaceutical manufacturers to answer questions and provide documents about their internal practices, including when they learned prescription opioids could be addictive and how they have marketed the drugs.<p>The House Energy and …

Pharma

Bipartisan leaders of House panel press drug companies on opioid crisis

Bipartisan leaders of the House Energy and Commerce Committee are pressing three drug companies for answers about their role in the opioid crisis.<p>The …

Opioid Crisis

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Oklahoma lawsuit against opioid makers back in state court

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — A U.S. judge determined Friday that a lawsuit the state of Oklahoma filed against the makers of opioids does not "necessarily …

U.S. Federal Courts

STAT Plus: A congressional committee steps up the pressure on opioid makers

A Congressional committee is stepping up pressure on three of the largest purveyors of opioids — Purdue Pharma, Mallinckrodt (MNK), and Insys …

Pharma

OxyContin Maker Edits Ad After Appearing To Admit Opioids Pose Dangers ‘Even When Taken As Prescribed’

8:28 PM 07/25/2018<p>The manufacturers of the painkiller OxyContin appear to have edited a newspaper advertisement that stated opioids can be dangerous …

Pharma

Gallery Owner Who Put Spoon Sculpture At Purdue Pharma Applies For Special Program

The gallery owner who was arrested after he dropped an 800-pound steel sculpture of a bent, burnt heroin spoon in front of Purdue Pharma headquarters …

Pharma

New Brunswick mulls lawsuit to recoup health-care costs over opioid crisis

New Brunswick says it’s considering launching or joining a lawsuit aimed at recovering health care costs from the growing opioid crisis.<p>At least 241 people in New Brunswick have died from accidental opioid overdoses in the past 11 years and Health Minister Benoit Bourque says the number of related …

Health Care

Under Fire For Role In Opioid Crisis, Purdue Pharma Brings On Self-Proclaimed Rescuer Of ‘America’s Troubled Companies’

Steve Miller, 76, will join the company as chairman of the board. Navigating the more than 800 opioid lawsuits against the company will be among the …

Mitch McConnell

Purdue Pharma Edits Public Service Ad In Washington Post

In a new public service ad, drugmaker Purdue Pharma suggested that taking opioids such as its painkiller OxyContin even as prescribed can prove …

Medicine

N.B. government mulls lawsuit to recoup health care costs over opioid crisis | The Star

Purdue Pharma is already defending lawsuits from several states and local governments, but Massachusetts was the first state to personally name the …

Health Care

Opioid crisis: New Brunswick considering lawsuit to recoup health care costs

New Brunswick says it’s considering launching or joining a lawsuit aimed at recovering health care costs from the growing opioid crisis.<p>At least 241 …

Health Care

Purdue Pharma Looks To ‘Turnaround Kid’ As Opioid Lawsuits Pile Up

8:36 PM 07/24/2018<p>Representatives for opioid giant Purdue Pharma revealed Tuesday they are shaking up their board of directors, hiring an expert in …

Conservative View

Nan Goldin led a protest at Harvard’s Sackler Museum over its ties to opioid manufacturer Purdue Pharma.

On Friday, the artist Nan Goldin led a protest of around 70 people at the Arthur M. Sackler Museum at Harvard University to raise awareness of …

Vietnam War

We make prescription opioids. And we want to limit their use.

For more than 25 years, Purdue Pharma has developed opioid medications. While opioid analgesics may help patients with acute and chronic pain when other treatment options are inadequate, earlier this year we decided that our sales representatives will no longer promote opioids to prescribers.<p>We are …

Prosthetics

Opioid Activists Demand Harvard Put ‘People Over Profit’ By Cutting Ties With Family Blamed For The Addiction Epidemic

9:47 PM 07/21/2018<p>Activists descended on the Arthur M. Sackler Museum at Harvard University Friday to protest the school’s ties to a family they say …

Conservative View

Opioid protest at Harvard art museum

CAMBRIDGE — Anti-opioid activists called on the Harvard Art Museums to cut its ties to the Sackler family in a protest on Friday at the Arthur M. …

Museums

A Pharmacist Told Medicaid Officials That Opioid Addiction Was A Myth At An Opioid-Funded Conference

7:45 PM 07/20/2018<p>Opioid maker Purdue Pharma helped fund a 2003 conference for Medicaid officials where a pharmacist said that opioid addiction is …

Pharma

Protesters Stage 'Die-In' At Harvard Museum To Criticize Namesake's Link To Opioid Crisis

Demonstrators silently marched from Harvard Square to the Arthur M. Sackler Museum in protest of Harvard University's ties to a family they say …

Museums

Remainder of product liability group from Quinn Emanuel follows Sheila Birnbaum to Dechert

• Home<br>• Daily News<br>• Remainder of product liability group from…<p>Law Firms<p>Dechert has added the remainder of the products liability group from Quinn Emanuel …

Mergers & Acquisitions

Nan Goldin, Activists Bring Sackler Protest to Harvard Art Museums

The atrium of the Harvard Art Museums during the protest.<p>MEGAN KAPLER<p>This afternoon a group of activists, including artist Nan Goldin, staged a …

Museums

San Bernardino County Sues More Than A Dozen Drug Companies, Retailers For Opioid Crisis

<b>STUDIO CITY (CBSLA) —</b> The County of San Bernardino is suing over a dozen pharmaceutical companies and drug retailers, alleging they have contributed …

Pharma