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May 9, 2019 – “The Sacklers made their money pushing OxyContin. Pushing it even as study after study demonstrated its addictive potential,” Ms. Warren wrote. “Even as hundreds of thousands of Americans died. And how did the Sackler family react? They tried to increase their profits by opening a network of for-profit recovery centers to treat the very same health crisis they were fueling.” Ms. Warren’s plan calls for $100 billion in federal funding over 10 years to combat the epidemic, including changes to Medicaid and expanded access to medication-assisted treatment.

Ms. Warren received $4,500 from members of the Sackler family during her past Senate races, and her campaign said this week after media inquiries that it would donate an equivalent amount to charity…

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