US drug companies accused of being 'cheerleaders' for opioids

Senate committee scorches Purdue Pharma and other firms ‘These financial relationships were insidious, lacked transparency’ The five biggest companies making prescription opioids have been accused by a US Senate committee of spending $10m on patient advocacy and medical groups to encourage use of the addictive drugs, which are at the root of a public health crisis in America. Related: When it comes to the opioids crisis, Democrats aren't innocent | Ross Barkan Continue reading...
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