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Purdue Pharma pulls plug on marketing opioids in Canada

Purdue announced in February that it would stop marketing its prescription painkillers in the U.S.

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 eliminates sales staff

The OxyContin maker is turning its focus to developing new medications for patients with cancer and certain central nervous system disorders.

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.

Purdue Pharma names head of corporate social responsibility as CT lawsuit...

Bridgeport, Fairfield, and Newtown are among the complainants in a lawsuit against Purdue, Teva Pharmaceuticals USA Inc., Johnson & Johnson and Endo Health Solutions Inc.

Danbury hires Ventura Law to pursue lawsuits against opioid makers

The Danbury law firm lists pharmaceutical/medical device claims as one of its areas of expertise.

Marcelo Bigal named chief medical officer at Purdue Pharma

Bigal comes to Purdue from Teva Pharmaceuticals, where he most recently served as chief scientific officer for its specialty organization.

Stamford the hub for Fairfield County’s biotech sector

The Connecticut Business and Industry Association’s Connecticut Bioscience Growth Council is lobbying for legislation that's more friendly to venture capitalists.

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.

Four Fairfield County towns join opioid addiction lawsuit

Defendants include Stamford’s Purdue Pharma, as well as Teva Pharmaceuticals USA Inc., Johnson & Johnson and Endo Health Solutions Inc.

New Haven latest to sue Purdue Pharma over opioid marketing

Last year, 70 people died in New Haven from opioid-related deaths.

Facing more lawsuits, Purdue Pharma makes commitment to drug-prevention program

New Jersey and Alaska are the latest states to file lawsuits against Purdue and other opioid manufacturers.

Federal investigation targets Stamford opioid drugmaker Purdue Pharma

The company issued a statement acknowledging the probe and adding it was "committed to being part of the solution to our nation's opioid crisis."

Amidst OxyContin lawsuits, Purdue Pharma unveils trial for wearable tech for...

The news comes as Cigna announces it will no longer cover OxyContin as a preferred option on its commercial drug lists.