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OxyContin maker accused of pushing pills for profit


A lawsuit filed by the Massachusetts Attorney General alleges the family that owns Purdue Pharma, the makers of painkiller OxyContin, put profits over the safety of consumers. Dr. Andrew Kolodny from Brandeis University's Opioid Policy Research Collaborative joins Katy Tur to discuss. CLARIFICATION (October 28, 2019): An earlier version of this article should have disclosed that Dr. Andrew Kolodny is a paid consultant for plaintiffs against Purdue and the Sacklers.