“Some of the donations arrived before recent lawsuits blaming Purdue Pharma for its role in the opioid crisis. But at least nine schools accepted gifts in 2018 or later, when states and counties across the country began efforts to hold members of the family accountable for Purdue’s actions. The largest gifts in that span went to Imperial College London, the University of Sussex and Yale University.” AP: Colleges got millions from opioid maker owners. “Prestigious universities around the world have accepted at least $60 million over the past five years from” the Sackler family. (This is the opposite of being well endowed.)

+ The Guardian: Doctor gets 40 years in prison for prescribing over 500,000 opioid doses. (So the street dealer gets 40 years in the can and the cartel bosses get their name on a university lecture hall…)