Opioids and the Sackler family

The billionaire Sackler family and its company, Purdue Pharma, are named in lawsuits alleging their marketing tactics helped get a nation hooked on painkillers. The FT’s David Crow investigates
Purdue’s 2007 settlement with the US Department of Justice saw it plead guilty to criminal charges of misleading regulators and doctors over the addictive properties of OxyContin © Reuters