The Sackler Family – A Secretive Billion Dollar Opioid Empire

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Uploaded on 07/27/2019

With over 200,000 deaths caused by Opioids, it's important to look at how this tragedy took place and who's behind it. In this video we look at the Sackler family, the family that has caused untold damage to the lives of millions for their role in the opioid crisis through their company Purdue Pharma.

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Sources:

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[4] - https://hyperallergic.com/419850/our-incomplete-list-of-cultural-institutions-and-initiatives-funded-by-the-sackler-family/

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[6] - https://www.history.com/news/drug-use-in-vietnam

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[17] - https://columnhealth.com/blog_posts/21-million-pain-pills-flood-into-small-town-of-3200/

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Opioid withdrawl video by Bipolar Corner: https://youtu.be/IJWpRh_oCfM

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Comments (1):

By formatkaka    2019-09-18

If anyone doesn't know what's going on here exactly.

The Sackler Family – A Secretive Billion Dollar Opioid Empire - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zGcKURD_osM

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