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Report: Purdue Pharma to plead guilty to three federal criminal charges

The settlement does not release the company’s executives or owners from criminal liability.

CT and NY urge DOJ to revise Purdue Pharma settlement

The states attorneys general question if Purdue Pharma is receiving special treatment.

Purdue Pharma reportedly considering settling numerous opioid lawsuits for up to...

The proposed agreement also calls for members of the Sackler family to give up ownership of Purdue, according to reports.

Julie Ducharme named chief scientific officer at Purdue Pharma

Ducharme will be responsible for ongoing product development and identifying new research opportunities and ventures across multiple therapeutic areas.

Settlement of opioid lawsuits may be on the horizon, NY attorney...

“We are beginning to engage in discussions with the individuals who are responsible for this crisis,” James said in an interview with the Business Journal.

Purdue Pharma in $270M settlement with Oklahoma over opioid lawsuit

The Oklahoma Supreme Court rejected an appeal by Purdue Pharma to delay the state’s May trial against the company.

Guggenheim Museum rejects future donations from Purdue Pharma’s Sackler family

The Guggenheim's announcement follows action by three London art institutions that rejected Sackler donations.

Purdue Pharma reportedly studying bankruptcy options to avoid lawsuits

Connecticut Attorney General William Tong said, “We will oppose any attempt to avoid our claims, and will continue to vigorously and aggressively pursue our claims against Purdue and the Sackler family.”

Connecticut sues Purdue Pharma over opioid crisis

Attorney General George Jepsen said the company "peddled a series of falsehoods" on opioid safety claims.

Virginia sues Purdue Pharma over opioid marketing claims

Virginia has become the latest state to sue Stamford-headquartered Purdue Pharma over its marketing and distribution of opioids.

Purdue Pharma sued by Massachusetts and four Connecticut cities

"Purdue Pharma and its executives built a multibillion-dollar business based on deception and addiction," said Massachusetts Attorney General Maura Healey.

Connecticut unveils ‘Change the Script’ campaign against opioid crisis

The new initiative will present educational materials focusing on opioid abuse prevention, treatment, and recovery strategies.

Purdue Pharma to stop promoting opioids to physicians

Fourteen states have filed lawsuits against Purdue Pharma, claiming its allegedly deceptive marketing of prescription opioids contributed to the ongoing opioid crisis.

New York City sues Purdue Pharma and other drug companies over...

“Big Pharma helped to fuel this epidemic by deceptively peddling these dangerous drugs and hooking millions of Americans in exchange for profit,” Mayor Bill de Blasio said.

Sens. Blumenthal and Murphy slam Trump opioid declaration as inefficient

There were 539 accidental drug overdose deaths in Connecticut over the first half of the year, including 322 deaths involving fentanyl.