PHARMACEUTICAL COMPANIES

Karen in Pharmaceutical Companies
September 1, 2019

Now That the Oklahoma Lawsuit against Johnson & Johnson Is Over—What Happens Now?

In August 2019, Cleveland County Judge Thad Balkman ordered Johnson & Johnson and their subsidiary, Janssen Pharmaceuticals to pay Oklahoma $572 million for the harm their products cause. When the settlement is paid, what will the benefits actually be? Will Oklahomans actually benefit?

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Ren in Pharmaceutical Companies
June 26, 2019

The Connection between the FDA, Pharmaceutical Companies, and Addiction

One of the most common questions I hear regarding addiction is, “How did the addiction epidemic get so bad?” And I can see why people ask this.

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Direct to Consumer Pharmaceutical Advertising

According to a Washington Post article published February 2015, the United States and New Zealand are the only two countries that allow direct to consumer advertising for pharmaceutical products.

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Karen in Pharmaceutical Companies
December 20, 2017

Failed Senate Investigation Could Have Saved Lives

In 2012, the Senate Finance Committee opened an investigation that could have revealed a hidden influence contributing to the loss of thousands of American lives. IF the report on this investigation had ever been published.

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Karen in Pharmaceutical Companies
December 6, 2017

Hospitals Join Movement to Demand Pharmaceutical Company Responsibility

In state after state, Attorneys General have been filing lawsuits directed at pharmaceutical corporations they claim are responsible for our current epidemic of opioid abuse and addiction. What benefits could result if these lawsuits are won?

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Karen in Pharmaceutical Companies
October 26, 2017

President Trump Announces Public Health Emergency as Pharma Billionaire Arrested in Arizona

As President Donald Trump declared a public health emergency, authorities in Arizona arrested John Kapoor, the founder of Insys Therapeutics for criminal tactics in promoting the use of a fentanyl spray.

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