posted on Oct, 2 2009 @ 01:53 AM
A friend worked as a research chemist and one of his first jobs out of collage was working for a company that made chemo drugs. for a drug company.
The chemo drug contained about $120 worth of chemicals.
But the drug company only allowed it to be made in 5 gallon batches and the chemist could only make one batch at a time and it took about 12 hours to
make a batch.
This chemist said that there was no reason for this process to be done in these small batches.
This chemo drug could have been made in 10,000 gallon batches at a cost of about 1/100 of the cost.
But by making it in batches of 5 gallons at a time the drug company could charge a 1000 times more for the drug.
The cost for the drug used was $10,000 for course of treatment instead of about $500 because of the way that the company made the chemo drug.
Because of the way this company rip off cancer patients this chemist left the drug company a year later.
He now works for the navy making new explosives to blow up things/people.