posted on Apr, 26 2013 @ 06:00 PM
Dear Mods, I wasn't sure which forum to place this in. Please feel free to move where it may be more appropriate.
OK. This just burns my rear. Pharmaceutical companies profiteering off of death.
First of all, most medical studies are funded with grants that are paid for by the federal government. Yet drug companies, after the research has
been paid for by you and me, charge prices that are beyond what the average American is able to pay. So together, the insurance and drug companies
rake in the dough off of human suffering. Because we know, the drug companies give the insurance companies a break of the prices of drugs. It is
like a kick back. Makes me sick to my stomach.
Gleevac, Novaris' best-selling drug had a revenue of 4.7 billion dollars last year. That is some countries' GNP.
There is more
A group of more than 120 cancer researchers and physicians took the unusual step this week of publishing a research paper taking aim at
pharmaceutical prices they see as exorbitant and unjustifiable.
Drug companies are profiteering, the doctors say, by charging whatever the market will bear for medications that patients literally can't live
edit on 26-4-2013 by GrantedBail because: (no reason given)