Opioid’s: Common Sense Has Been Abandoned

  • States are suing Purdue pharma because “they all want a slice of the pie”. More than 1,500 pending civil lawsuits, filed mostly by state and local governments, allege that deceptive marketing claims helped fuel a national epidemic of opioid addiction and thousands of overdose deaths.
  • In reality a checks and balances system failed at all levels.
  • HCP’s, insurers and wholesalers all are equally responsible for the opioid addiction problem that’s going to cots out healthcare system hundreds of millions of dollars to solve.
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