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Deadly Opioid Crisis Is The US Government’s Fault, Not Big Pharma’s

Suing Purdue Pharma for the opioid abuse epidemic is like suing McDonald’s for your obesity or diabetes. Reuters had the exclusive story about the opioid crisis Monday: “OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma LP is exploring filing for bankruptcy to address potentially significant liabilities from roughly 2,000 lawsuits alleging the drug manufacturer contributed to the deadly opioid crisis sweeping the United States, people familiar with the matter said on Monday.” The complainants in the suits allege Purdue Pharma employed “deceptive practices to push addictive drugs that led to fatal overdoses.” They further accuse Purdue “of misleading doctors and patients about risks associated

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