Pharma Bro is being investigated and now Quartz explains that Karmic justice has been inflicted on pharma company (Valiant) that buys drugs and jacks-up prices. But it’s critical to note that jacking up drug prices is a symptom that goes well beyond a handful of companies in the headlines. Consider that name-brand prescription drug prices in the US have doubled in the last five years.

+ “In a bid to blunt a nationwide opioid drug addiction epidemic, federal health officials on Tuesday called for doctors to stop prescribing chronic pain patients so many of the drugs.” The feds are going after drugs that actually harm people. Now that’s what I call a pivot.

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