Big Problems for Big Pharma

TitleBig Problems for Big Pharma
Publication TypeCase Study
Year of Publication2017
AuthorsSkipper, RB, Connolly, P, Currie, RA, Jones, C, Pease, H
Date Published2017
Publication Languageeng
AbstractAs the opioid epidemic continues, nine counties in Tennessee sued a number of pharmacy companies for the costs of fighting the epidemic. The suit declares that Big Pharma should be labeled as drug dealers, and accuses pharmaceutical companies of misleading customers as to the addictive properties of the drugs. 
NotesCase from the 2018 National Intercollegiate Ethics Bowl. This work is licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives 4.0 International License. To view a copy of this license, visit nd/4.0/. © 2017 Robert Skipper, Peggy Connolly, Robert A. Currie, Cynthia Jones, and Heather Pease.