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Offline hamsterbob

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« on: October 22, 2020, 09:56:41 AM »
Purdue Pharma, the maker of OxyContin, has agreed to plead guilty to three federal criminal charges for its role in creating the nation's opioid crisis and will pay more than $8 billion and close down the company.

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Re: Bye OXY
« Reply #1 on: October 22, 2020, 10:02:43 AM »
Politics aside, maybe that's for the better? Such addictive opioids is something I frown upon - maybe contrary to the general philosophy of drug-interested chemists.
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« Reply #2 on: October 22, 2020, 01:10:35 PM »
It's one thing buying Heroin, for example, from the streets. There is damn sure no implied "fitness/quality control, known strength".

Purdue aggressively marketed Oxy's, and outright stated that they not addictive more than 1% of the time, if taken under Dr, supervision.  They KNEW they were lying.

Really glad I just plain don't care for opiates, unless I am really hurting.
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« Reply #3 on: October 24, 2020, 08:34:40 PM »
They won't close down, the company will be sold to make up for the money needed to pay the fines (because the Sacklers withdrew 10 Billion $ in anticipation of the lawsuit) and they will still make Oxycontin.
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Re: Bye OXY
« Reply #4 on: October 24, 2020, 08:37:26 PM »
Yeah, Sacklers bought their way out of this fiasco.  Thank God Trump has drained the swamp!

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« Reply #5 on: October 24, 2020, 08:40:03 PM »

.... the plan to create a government-controlled company out of the assets of Purdue Pharma, arguing that the government should not be in the business of selling OxyContin.

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« Reply #6 on: October 27, 2020, 07:37:10 PM »
Oxy will never go away, at least during our lifetimes.

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Re: Bye OXY
« Reply #7 on: October 27, 2020, 08:25:17 PM »
Oxy will never go away, at least during our lifetimes.
Oxycodone is likely already longer on this rock than us, considering its presence in the nectar of a certain orchid species, and maybe will still be here after we're already gone:
But first it was "invented" by humans, yet little did we know that a plant was once again the first, not us, at this :D
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