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The Sackler family is an American and British family, many of whom are known for founding and owning the pharmaceutical company Purdue Pharma. Purdue Pharma, and by extension some members of the family, have faced criticism and lawsuits amidst Purdue Pharma's role in the North American opioid crisis.

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Sackler Family Members Fight Removal of Name at Tufts, Calling It a ‘Breach’

After Tufts took the Sackler name off one of its buildings over the family’s role in the opioid crisis, some family members are crying foul.
NYTimes.com - Published

Purdue Pharma’s Payments to Sacklers Soared Amid Opioid Crisis

A new audit finds that the family directed $10.7 billion from the drugmaker to family-controlled trusts and holding companies, as legal pressure tightened around Purdue.
NYTimes.com - Published

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Sacklers withdrew over $10 bnl from Purdue [Video]Sacklers withdrew over $10 bnl from Purdue

The Sackler family, owners of Purdue Pharma, transferred more than $10 billion in a decade from the OxyContin maker, according to the New York Times. Fred Katayama reports.

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Tufts University removes Sackler name over family's role in opioid epidemic

Tufts University removed the Sackler name from all buildings and programs at its medical school over the family's role in the nation's opioid crisis.  
USATODAY.com - Published

Would a Purdue Bankruptcy Protect the Sacklers? Good Question.

Here’s what the OxyContin maker’s Chapter 11 filing means and doesn’t mean.
NYTimes.com - Published

Purdue Pharma offers opioid settlement

CBS News has learned Purdue Pharma, the maker of OxyContin, has offered $5-6 billion to settle thousands of claims. It is unclear how much Purdue's owners, the Sackler family, would have to pay.
CBS News - Published

Purdue Pharma in discussion on $10 billion-$12 billion offer to settle opioid lawsuits: sources

OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma LP and its owners, the Sackler family, are in discussion to settle more than 2,000 opioid lawsuits against the company for $10 billion to $12 billion, two people familiar..
Reuters - Published

Opioid drugmaker Purdue Pharma offers $10-12 billion to settle opioid claims: NBC News

OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma and its owners, the Sackler family, are offering to settle more than 2,000 lawsuits against the company for $10 billion to $12 billion, NBC News reported on Tuesday,..
Reuters - Published

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