Author: Ron Formisano

Addiction’s profit stream broad, deep

When I first investigated the opioid epidemic ravaging Kentucky the villain was obvious: Purdue Pharma, owned by the Sackler family. In the 1990s Purdue spent tens of millions marketing OxyContin, lavishing health professionals with promotional gifts and expenses-paid conferences at resorts. It touted the drug as non-addictive and safe for […]

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