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25 Mar 5:46am

Sackler Trust halts new philanthropic giving due to opioid lawsuits

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Sackler family’s Purdue Pharma faces hundreds of lawsuits over its drug OxyContin A trust that has donated millions to medical science, healthcare, education and the arts in the UK has announced it is pausing all new giving as its members stand accused of helping to fuel the US opioid drug crisis. The Sackler Trust is run by the Sackler family, members of which own Purdue Pharma, a company selling the prescription painkiller OxyContin. The business is
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