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Capitalism gone wrong: how big pharma created America’s opioid carnage

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A web of firms ramped up narcotic painkiller sales, creating the biggest drug epidemic in American history as profits surgedAs Oklahoma’s attorney general, Mike Hunter laid out his indictment against one of the biggest corporations in America, he made a point of saying that he was not hostile to big business.“The fact that I am a Republican, a conservative and a believer in capitalism and the marketplace does not require me to turn a blind eye when corporations hurt people,” Hunter told a state court. Continue reading…



Source link : https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/2019/jul/24/opioids-crisis-big-pharma-drugs-carnage

Author : Chris McGreal

Publish date : 2019-07-24 06:00:08

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