Purdue Pharma, company behind oxycontin, just laid off its entire sales team

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Purdue Pharma, which manufactures OxyContin, laid off its entire sales force, ending an era for the drug that became synonymous with the nation’s opioid crisis.

 

Purdue had already laid off half of its approximately 600 sales reps back in February, when it announced it would no longer promote OxyContin to doctors. But the company confirmed that it had effectively finished the job, axing the roughly 220 people remaining in its sales force.

 

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