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News and current updates on the opioid crisis. This includes possible solutions to the problem along with the litigation against the people and businesses responsible for causing it.

Purdue Pharma And The Sackler Family Created the Opioid Crisis In America: “The Oxy Express”

Why are the Sacklers worth $13 billion today Answer: “The Oxy Express Explained”  See Richard Sackler Unsealed Deposition Transcript in Kentucky vs Purdue: https://wwwdocumentcloudorg/documents/5745212-Depositionhtml (2015) See the Purdue Frederick Co (not Purdue Pharma) Criminal Guilty Plea Outline May 9, 2007 (USDC Virginia) here Mass Tort News (February 4, 2020) COMPARISON OF OXYCODONE PRESCRIBING In the first six months of 2010, Ohio doctors and health care practitioners bought the second-largest number of oxycodone doses in the country at just under 1 million...

Rudy Giuliani Was DC Back-Office Fixer That Let Purdue Pharma (OxyContin) Slip Out Of A 2006 Criminal Indictment

Richard Sackler Unsealed Deposition Transcript in Kentucky vs Purdue: https://wwwdocumentcloudorg/documents/5745212-Depositionhtml (2015) See the Purdue Frederick Co (not Purdue Pharma) Criminal Guilty Plea Outline May 9, 2007 (USDC Virginia) How was Purdue Pharma able to slip through the 2006 criminal indictment noose and continue to market, sell and prescribe Oxycontin for another 10 years Giuliani and GW Bush DoJ lawyers agreed to have Purdue Pharma parent “Purdue Fredrick Company” take the guilty plea, thereby permitting Purdue Pharma to continue selling Oxycontin and furthering...

Big Pharma’s Opiates Have Taken A Toll On American Children

Opioid Rx Industry and a Model of “Profits Before Patients” Results: Impact on American Children  In West Virginia, home of the highest overdose rates in the nation, the foster population has increased by 42 percent since 2014  The number of children in state or foster care hit a record low in Massachusetts earlier this decade Since then, that number has risen by a quarter, and there are now more children in state care than ever before In Ohio, the number of children in state custody has grown by 28 percent since 2015 Foster populations are up more than 30 percent in Alabama, Alaska,...

Why Does the FDA Ignore “Off-Label” Drug Marketing While Thousands Die Every Year?

Profits Before Patients is the FDA-Big Pharma Shared Model “BY REMOVING FDA OVERSIGHT BIG PHARMA WAS ALLOWED TO PROFIT FROM LIES” (October 19, 2019) (MASS TORT NEWS)  Starting in 2017 and continuing into the foreseeable future, Big Pharma has been fighting major legal battles related to off-label marketing of drugs for unintended uses They also engaged in a parallel strategy, where they were influencing the FDA and other policy making agencies behind the scenes in Washington DC Big Pharma was paying millions to lobbyists, making campaign donations and generally buying influence as they...

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