Purdue Pharma removes signs bearing its name at headquarters

Purdue Pharma has removed the signs bearing its name and logo at its downtown headquarters in Stamford, Conn., according to the Stamford Advocate.

The move suggests that the OxyContin maker is trying to reduce the visibility of a building that has been increasingly targeted by protesters, rather than a rebranding stint, according to the report.

The drugmaker had several company-branded markers at the front entrance and sidewalk around its headquarters. All have come down in the last few weeks. Purdue Pharma has not said if it will replace them.

Purdue Pharma is facing thousands of lawsuits claiming it helped fuel the opioid epidemic in the U.S.

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