Complicity in the Oxycodone Epidemic

Purdue Pharma, maker of Oxycontin, was complicit in the Oxy epidemic.

For Purdue Pharma, at least, that blame has been costly. In 2007, the company settled with U.S. federal agencies in a criminal court, paying $634 million and pleading guilty to misleading the public about OxyContin’s potential for addiction.

Source: How Do You Make A Painkiller Addiction-Proof? | Popular Science

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