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Time to Control/Regulate Rx Drug PROFITS!

November 20th, 2017 · 26 Comments

It’s unfortunate, but increasingly true: pharmaceutical companies with patents or a cornered market on prescription drugs are demanding outrageous prices for their products … well beyond reasonable profit levels and also beyond not only individual consumers’ ability to pay, but that of governments as well. It’s time … in return for those MONOPOLIES given them under legislation … for […]

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Tags: British Columbia · International · National

Dispatch from Florida: Where Opioid/Illicit Drug Crisis is MUCH WORSE than BC

November 6th, 2017 · 80 Comments

Even one loss is too many … but in Florida, the opioid crisis has grown well beyond what we could even imagine for BC. In just TWO counties …. Broward (Fort Lauderdale region) and Dade (Miami) … 1,036 people lost their lives in 2016 to illegal drugs… overwhelmingly due to opioid fentanyl contamination. By way of comparison, […]

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Tags: British Columbia · International