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The Sacklers are worth an estimated $14 billion.

The family behind OxyContin reportedly just made $60 million from a real-estate deal. Meet the Sacklers, who built their $13 billion fortune off the c...

Purdue Pharma just filed for bankruptcy. The family behind Purdue Pharma, the Sacklers, is one of the richest families in the US.

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Courtney Love.

‘My husband died on heroin’: Courtney Love lashed out at an OxyContin heir who she claims offered her money to attend a fashion show

Courtney Love told Page Six that as "one of the most famous reformed junkies on the planet," she didn't plan to "sell out" to Joss Sackler's offer.
Purdue Pharma and its owners, the billionaire Sackler family, have been accused of feeding the US's deadly opioid crisis.

Purdue Pharma and its billionaire owners may end up giving billions in OxyContin profits to communities harmed by the opioid crisis

The proposal would mark a departure from the fates of other companies accused of stoking public-health crises.

Purdue Pharma is reportedly mulling an 8-figure settlement to resolve more than 2,000 opioid cases — and it would plunge the drugmaker into bank...

The settlement talks follow an Oklahoma judge's ruling against Johnson & Johnson in a similar case earlier this week.
Mortimer Sackler and Jacqueline Sackler attend the Guggenheim International Gala on November 9, 2006. Mortimer and his brother Raymond co-chaired the company that developed OxyContin.

Non-profits, museums, and hedge funds: Here are the groups that have cut ties with the Sackler family over the opioid crisis

Universities, museums, and nonprofits are rejecting members of the family and financial gifts because the Sacklers own Purdue Pharma and OxyContin.

A $10 billion British hedge fund returned $300 million to Saudi Arabia after the Khashoggi murder

Pharo Management, a UK-based hedge fund told investors it returned $300 million to Saudi Arabia in a rare rebuke to the oil giant, according to Bloomberg.

The UK’s top galleries are refusing donations from the Sacklers, the wealthy US family behind OxyContin

The Sackler family is facing legal action for allegedly helping create the US opioid crisis.

Opioid overdose deaths are highest in places where pharma spends the most on marketing, a new study finds

Researchers at the University of Pittsburgh launched a study to figure out if there's a link between the money that drugmakers spend on opioid marketing and drug-related deaths.

One of America’s largest health insurers just stopped covering a main opioid painkiller

Starting in 2018, the health insurer will no longer cover OxyContin, the branded version of the painkiller oxycodone.