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Purdue, Maker of OxyContin, Keeps a List of Bad Docs

Earlier this year, the FDA made headlines when it prevented pharmaceutical giant Purdue Pharma from continuing to produce generic and crushable versions of the popular opioid OxyContin. The New York Times took note that the company had chosen the opportune moment to release its new tamper-resistant formula: right before the patent on the old formula expired. On Sunday, Purdue Pharma, …

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