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Opioid Maker Sought to Addict and Treat Addiction With Their New Pills

Analysis by Dr. Joseph Mercola Fact Checked

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Story at-a-glance

  • The complaint quotes emails and internal documents alleging Purdue Pharma and the Sackler family sought to increase opioid prescriptions and claims Kathe Sackler concluded millions of addicted were their next business opportunity. Purdue is investigating overdose treatment and Richard Sackler is one of six listed on a patent to treat overdoses


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