End of an era: Purdue to stop marketing opioids to doctors

(By Lev Facher and David Armstrong for STAT)

Purdue Pharmaceuticals, the maker of the opioid painkiller OxyContin, said it would no longer actively market opioid products — a major about-face for a company increasingly viewed as a principal culprit in the country’s addiction and overdose crisis. Continue reading article here…

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