Pharmaceutical corporations may not machine gum rivals or hang them under bridges, but in most ways, their ethics are all to similar to those of illegal drug dealers.
“With the patent on OxyContin due to expire soon and almost $3 billion in sales at stake,looks at the insidious ways that Purdue Pharma got America , from its touting of time-release effects and controversial trials for kids to a PR blitz encompassing speaker-training conferences, all-expenses-paid symposia, starter coupons, public endorsements, a website full of spin and much dubious advertising in the form of a “public service” program that sang its praises. Worst, the company once dismissed the risks of an that is now known to "bring addicts to their knees," and which has seen the death rate from opioids overdoses triple in just 15 years to now surpass the combined overdose deaths of cocaine and heroin. Today, it's increasingly said Purdue had to know "what the deal was." (Click here for the whole story)
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