The 6th largest company in the US supplied a WV town of 400 people 3 million opioid pills in 10 months

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Why are we putting drug dealers in prison and not big pharma executives?

https://www.wvgazettemail.com/news/health/drug-firm-poured-m-opioids-into-wv-town-in-just/article_d229b33b-c55a-5451-ab3f-b545476516d4.html

In just 10 months, the sixth-largest company in America shipped more than 3 million prescription opioids — nearly 10,000 pills a day on average — to a single pharmacy in a Southern West Virginia town with only 400 residents, according to a congressional report released Wednesday.

McKesson Corp. supplied “massive quantities” of the painkiller hydrocodone to the now-shuttered Sav-Rite Pharmacy in Kermit, even after an employee at the company’s Ohio drug warehouse flagged the suspect pill orders in 2007, the report found. That year, McKesson — ranked 6th in the Fortune 500 — reviewed its customers, including Sav-Rite, and reported to the Drug Enforcement Administration that the purchases were “reasonable,” according to the report.

McKesson’s shipments to Kermit — and to other small towns in West Virginia’s southern coalfields — were among more than a dozen “case studies” cited in a scathing report released by the House Energy and Commerce Committee, after an 18-month investigation into pill dumping in West Virginia.
 

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For the same reason we aren't building a true wall yet. Too many politicians benefit from the carnage.
 

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Shipping 3 million pills is not easy task .. hundreds of people must have been involved
 

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McKesson Corp has ~74,000 employees and ~200 billion dollars in annual revenue.

Their CEO is one of the highest paid CEOs in America. He has pulled in over half a billion dollars in salary over the past decade. Selling drugs to addicts even if they are dying from overdoses is very profitable.
But you need the doctors on board getting you new customers, especially if you keep killing off the existing ones..
 

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Now, I’m not a doctor, but that town seems like it is in a lot of pain. I hear laugher is the best medicine. They should try that next.
 

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And Big Pharma tries to make sure drugs are expensive as possible and goes out of their way to kill any competition that can get needed drugs to people at affordable rates.
 

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And Big Pharma tries to make sure drugs are expensive as possible and goes out of their way to kill any competition that can get needed drugs to people at affordable rates.
It's what happens when the US doesn't try to negotiate to the get the prices down.