What Big Pharma doesn’t want you to know about the opioid epidemic

June 3, 2016 8:16 AM

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What Big Pharma doesn’t want you to know about the opioid epidemic

The industry has pushed drugs like Oxycontin for even minor pains, and the FDA has enabled it every step of the way

The prescription opioid epidemic is not new. It began when Pharma rolled out and aggressively marketed time-released opioids like Oxycontin, driving “pill mills” that distributed as many as 9 million Oxys in a six-month span. What is new is the media finally calling Pharma out on the many cagey ways...

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