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On August 31, Insys Therapeutics Inc. donated $500,000 to Arizonans for Responsible Drug Policy, becoming the single largest donor to the group leading the charge to defeat a ballot measure in Arizona to legalize marijuana.
The drug company, which currently markets a fast-acting version of the deadly painkiller fentanyl, assured local news reporters that they had the public interest in mind when making the hefty donation. A spokesperson told the Arizona Republic that Insys opposes the legalization measure, Prop. 205, “because it fails to protect the safety of Arizona’s citizens, and particularly its children.”
A Washington Post story on Friday noted the potential self-interest involved in Insys’s donation.
Investor filings examined by The Intercept confirm the obvious.
Insys is currently developing a product called the Dronabinol Oral Solution, a drug that uses a synthetic version of tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) to alleviate chemotherapy-caused nausea and vomiting. In an early filing related to the dronabinol drug, assessing market concerns and competition, Insys filed a disclosure statement with the Securities and Exchange Commission stating plainly that legal marijuana is a direct threat to their product line
Any time you read that, you know its going to destroy numerous childs lives and its for everything, but the children.
particularly its children
originally posted by: elementalgrove
a reply to: Southern Guardian
Ah yes more "theories" being exposed...and we are to believe that big pharma has the best interests of its customers in mind!
Cannabis has been used to treat a myriad of maladies and you can bet your ass that the profit margine for fentayll would drop drastic if the people were allowed their sovereign right to medicate with nature.
Honestly it is hard for me to fathom that there are still people out there who can not understand how beneficial this plant is in every single aspect of its use!
I also have a personal account of medical marijuana doing wonders to a dear aunt of mine. It helps her with the pain.