As the opiate epidemic fueled by the overprescription of Oxycontin and the false claims of its safety is devastating our country, the Los Angeles Times is reporting the drug companies are now aggressively marketing the controversial painkiller overseas, using the same tactics they employed in this country.
Read the entire investigative series:
Bravo LA Times for bringing attention to this issue.
For their next investigation, I would like to see them investigate the campaign contributions OxyContin makers have made to current lawmakers. My guess is they have donated widely and greatly and few have rejected their money.