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Purdue Pharma’s Sackler Family Buys West Palm Beach Building For $6.8M

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Meghan McCarthy
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Palm Beach Post
The Sackler family, owner of Purdue Pharma, has bought the Glidden Spina and Partners building ess than two months before Purdue Pharma filed Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection.

The Sackler family, owner of OxyContin-maker Purdue Pharma, is behind the recent $6.8 million purchase of a rehabbed downtown West Palm Beach office building, the Palm Beach Post has learned.

The July 31 purchase of the Glidden Spina + Partners building for a Sackler family office took place less than two months before Purdue Pharma filed Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection, in a bid to resolve 2,600 opioid lawsuits pending against the company.

Florida and Palm Beach County are among numerous states and municipalities nationwide suing Connecticut-based Purdue Pharma for its role in the opioid crisis, which has resulted in hundreds of thousands of deaths and torment for families across the country.

Read more at the Palm Beach Post.