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02/14/2018

How drug company money turned patient groups into ‘cheerleaders for opioids’

External Link - Source: USA Today

The five biggest opioid manufacturers shelled out more than $10 million to patient advocacy groups, professional medical societies and affiliated individuals — who then “echoed and amplified” messages that encouraged use of those highly addictive drugs and set the stage for the current opioid epidemic.

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