Drug Money: No One Lining Up to Return Sackler Donations

Friday, February 1, 2019

STAMFORD, CT -- For decades, some of the country’s leading universities, museums and hospitals have opened wings, halls and new buildings bearing the name Sackler. But the shine has come off the letters embedded in all that marble and granite, as members of the Sackler family have become targets for a growing number of prosecutors and protesters pursuing their company, Purdue Pharma. CCP President Karla Fortunato comments, “From where I sit, charitable giving is always good. But I can see how organizations could decide — for PR reasons, organizational values or brand reasons — not to take these dollars.”

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