With the exception of investment bankers and defense contractors, those who rule over the American pharmaceutical oligopoly are some of the most powerful corporatists in America. Have you ever wondered why we pay twice as much for drugs as citizens in other countries?
A recent study from BMJ shows that for every $1 dollar spent on research alone, Big Pharma spends $19 on marketing and advertising for brand-name drugs, not to mention the enormous sums paid to keep generic drugs off the market. Your thoughts?
From The Huffington Post