Stories tagged: Purdue Pharma
Mon., June 3, 2019, 12:50 p.m.
California on Monday became the latest state to sue the pharmaceutical company behind the painkiller OxyContin, alleging it falsely promoted the drug as not addictive even as it emerged as …
Thu., May 16, 2019, 11:52 a.m.
Five state attorneys general announced lawsuits Thursday seeking to hold the drug industry responsible for an opioid addiction crisis that has become the biggest cause of accidental deaths across the …
Wed., March 27, 2019, 4:51 p.m.
As the nation’s opioid crisis has devastated thousands of families, it also has taken a crippling financial toll on cities, small towns and counties around the country.
UPDATED: Tue., March 26, 2019, 7:03 p.m.
The maker of OxyContin and the company’s controlling family agreed Tuesday to pay a groundbreaking $270 million to Oklahoma to settle allegations they helped create the nation’s deadly opioid crisis …
UPDATED: Mon., March 4, 2019, 6:39 p.m.
OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma is asking a Massachusetts court to throw out a lawsuit filed by the state’s attorney general that accuses the company, its owners and top executives of …
UPDATED: Sat., July 14, 2018, 8:01 p.m.
Franklin County has joined a list of government agencies throughout the country filing lawsuits against opioid manufacturers and distributors for creating what they describe as “the worst man-made epidemic in …
Wed., Feb. 21, 2018, 3:24 p.m.
The state of Montana is seeking a preliminary injunction to prevent the maker of the powerful painkiller OxyContin from marketing opioids to Montana prescribers, seeking to put the force of …
Wed., May 24, 2017, 12:18 p.m.
The city of Everett is firing back at the multibillion-dollar producer of the prescription drug OxyContin.
Fri., Jan. 20, 2017, 1:55 p.m.
The city of Everett has filed a lawsuit against the manufacturer of the powerful painkiller OxyContin. The
Thu., Sept. 10, 2009, 10:30 a.m.
The reward for information that helps capture a suspected two-time pharmacy robbery is now up to $2,000.
Thu., Aug. 27, 2009, 11:26 a.m.
The company that makes OxyContin is offering a $1,000 reward for information that solves a Spokane pharmacy robbery Sunday.