In typical cavalier fashion, drug giant Purdue Pharma has decided to curtail the sale of OxyContin that has brought misery and death to tens of thousands addicted to opioids.
Why it has taken so long for this scandal to end – particularly to families who have lost loved ones – is difficult to fathom. Perhaps, the allure of bonuses for licensed drug peddlers or the irresistible pull of a higher stock ... Continue Reading →
With broad bipartisan support, the Senate passed a compromise legislative bill aimed at curbing prescription drug abuse.
While this comes as relief to many, one must simply scratch their head and wonder why it has taken so long to curb prescription drug abuse. This horrible addiction problem didn’t emerge yesterday.
Could it have anything to do with lobbyists?
Not surprisingly, one political party blamed the other for a lack of action on a ... Continue Reading →