Tate becomes second gallery to shun Sackler family money over opioid crisis


The Tate group of art galleries has shunned gifts from the billionaire Sackler family which owns the US pharmaceutical firm linked to the opioid crisis. It follows a decision by the National Portrait Gallery this week not to accept a £1m donation from the Sacklers who are behind Purdue Pharma. Purdue is the controversial company that makes OxyContin , an addictive opioid painkiller.

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