Big Pharma Didn’t Cause The Opioid Crisis: Big Government Did

With a nearly $600 million verdict in the Opioid case against Johnson & Johnson, the result is likely to decrease legal remedies for pain but not opioid overdoses.

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There’s nothing like a stiff penalty to arouse the public’s condemnation.

Where The Money Is

There was a widespread belief that the presence of pain eliminated the odds of addiction.

The War On Pain

When doctors meet lawyers, the lawyers always win.

Government Mandates

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(Photo: Time Magazine)

The lawyer for Oxycontin requested that the court seal the settlement records. The lawyer’s name was Eric Holder.

Holder’s Sealed Records

The opioid epidemic is a drug war — as in drug cartels — not drugstores.

The Cycle of Good Intentions

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Producer of Extraordinary Lives 2019 @TellyAwards for documentaries @ IconicVoices.tv; Author of Be Somebody @ jeffcunningham.com; ex-publisher @Forbes

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