Tucker Carlson addressed the Sackler family and Purdue Pharma on Monday night, criticizing them for making billions of dollars on the production of oxycontin — all while knowing and hiding the drug’s addictive nature.
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Carlson began, “Now, new filings in a lawsuit in Massachusetts against members of the Sackler family showed just how far they were willing to go to get rich. Prior to the release of oxycontin, Purdue Pharma argued that the drug was less addictive than the other opioids because it was released gradually because of its packaging. They had no proof this was true and of course this turned out not to be true at all.”
“Oxycontin was and is again remarkably addictive. But it didn’t matter. Purdue sales reps were told to claim the drug had an addiction risk of less...