“Members of the Sackler family who are at the center of the nation’s deadly opioid crisis have won sweeping immunity from opioid lawsuits linked to their privately owned company Purdue Pharma and its OxyContin medication. Federal Judge Robert Drain approved a bankruptcy settlement on Wednesday that grants the Sacklers ‘global peace’ from any liability for the opioid epidemic.” The Sacklers, Who Made Billions From OxyContin, Win Immunity From Opioid Lawsuits. (El Chapo should have hired the Sacklers’ lawyers.)

+ “It’s like someone breaking your knees and then selling you the crutches.” WaPo (gift article for ND readers): Philip Morris International cigarettes can cause lung disease. Now the company wants to sell medicine to treat it. (El Chapo should have hired Philip Morris’s consultants.)