FDA: Failure, Deception, & Abuse, How Much Abuse Can Americans Tolerate? Really, enough is enough already. There is so much going on here that is unbelievable, that someone finally put together a book on it. I can only mention a few examples here, and then you might all want to go read a 98 page PDF of the information.
A subsidiary of pharmaceutical behemoth Pfizer has pled guilty to a criminal charge that it fraudulently sold Bextra not to treat arthritis, but to be used in higher doses to relieve acute and surgical pain. They actually settled for $2.3 billion, which, for them, is a drop in the bucket.
Cash kickbacks have been paid to doctors to prescribe drugs. Pfizer actually paid doctors to illegally prescribe drugs. And it continues unabated. Pfizer has paid 4 settlements since 2002 alone. In fact, according to the US Attorney, while Pfizer was negotiating deals over past misconduct, they were continuing to violate the same laws with other drugs. Read the full article Here.
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