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  1. The last sentence of this article reads as follows: “In the end, looking for someone to blame for the epidemic might be less useful than figuring out how to stop it.”

    The reality is that these types of crimes by Big Pharma and certain medical leaders WILL NOT STOP, unless and until, some of these CEOs are actually convicted and put in jail. Right now they are simply fined millions of dollars, which they can write off as a marketing expense.


    • This article and this response is why the actions taken as the opioid problem kicked in of taking pain medications was stupid! Of all places where I read articles on psychiatry and or the opioid issue, I thought this one would be where environmental context was thought of! During the time the opioid issue was climbing exponentially and Fentanyl and heroin were getting across the border damn near like candy and overdose deaths were attributed to “opiaites” not specific types. They take pain medications away and pulled border control agents back from the southern border. Without the fact of this context, your pissing on our backs and telling us it is raining!