Addicts are to blame for their opioid addiction, says pharma executive

The Sackler family, owners of Purdue pharma, have been vilified for their role in marketing Oxycontin and contributing to the opioid crisis. In 2019, new court documents showed that Dr. Richard Sackler encouraged atrocious marketing techniques of Oxycontin, including diverting blame for opioid abuse onto addiction victims and deliberately concealing information on the strength of the drug.

SOURCE: Andrew Joseph, STAT

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