Court Filing: OxyContin maker, Purdue Pharma, expected ‘a Blizzard of Prescriptions’ Following Drug’s Launch

A member of the Sackler family, which owns OxyContin-maker Purdue Pharma, told people gathered at the prescription opioid painkiller’s launch party that the event would be “followed by a blizzard of prescriptions that will bury the competition”. Top Purdue figurehead Richard Sackler made the comments in the mid-1990s, according to court documents filed on Tuesday afternoon […]