The States That Are Suing Big Pharmaceutical Companies Over Opioid Epidmemic

Drug Addiction
The States That Are Suing Big Pharmaceutical Companies Over Opioid Epidemic Can we ever trust some of the largest and independent pharmaceutical & biotechnology companies who we have, for a very long time, entrusted our lives with? A company such as GlaxoSmithKline was making headlines for using a Shanghai travel agency to funnel at least million in bribes. Only last year, the same company paid a total of 3 billion to resolve civil and criminal charges of marketing commonly used prescription drugs for unapproved treatments and using bribes to promote sales. Other industry heavyweights trailing right behind GlaxoSmithKline are now being exposed by various whistleblowers and government officials in the United States for the manufacture of contaminated and defective pills as well as the misplacing of prescription drugs that so…
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Opioid Big Pharma Lawsuits

The abuse of and addiction to opioids such as heroin, and prescription pain relievers available legally by prescription, such as oxycodone, vicodin, codeine, morphine are all known to interact with opioid receptors on nerve cells in the body and the brain to produce a euphoric effect that can be easily misused to lead to dependence and eventually drug-related overdose incidents and deaths. As the opioid epidemic grows, it doesn’t come as a surprise that millions of Americans are now suing big pharmaceutical companies, physicians, pharmacists, and drug wholesalers for getting them addicted to opioid pills, no thanks to the increase in the number of prescription opioids being dispensed in America. West Virginia, McDowell County town, to be specific, is probably the hardest hit. It has had the highest rate of opioid-related…
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