Big Pharma

Lauren McCauley, staff writer
Unfettered shipments of opioids "amount to 433 pain pills for every man, woman and child in West Virginia," notes Charleston Gazette-Mail reporter Eric Eyre. (Photo: Melanie Tata/cc/flickr)
Drug-pushing, multi-billion dollar pharmaceutical companies should be "investigated and prosecuted," declared Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) in response to revelations that out-of-state drug wholesalers have been pouring highly-addictive and lethal opioids into rural West Virginia towns, reaping profits while countless suffer. Large, multi-billion...
Deirdre Fulton, staff writer
Twenty state attorneys general filed a lawsuit on Thursday against several...
Deirdre Fulton, staff writer
Senate Republicans on Tuesday blocked a Bernie Sanders-backed amendment aimed...