Wed, 3 May 2017
Opiate addiction is a major American problem, and the biggest drug pushers are the so-called legitimate manufacturers of opioid medicines. So how come they are far less punished for putting millions of doses onto the streets than some schlub who sells 5 pills? Lenny Bernstein and Scott Higham won a George Polk Award for their series of investigative reports. Thet bring us up today on the fumbling Federal attempts to reign-in the billion-dollar opioid maker Mallinckrodt Pharmaceuticals.