Rochester Drug agrees to pay $20 million in first criminal opioid case

Rochester Drug agrees to pay $20 million in first criminal opioid case

Rochester Drug Cooperative, one of the US’ largest drug distributors, agreed to pay $20 million to settle civil and criminal claims it helped fuel the US opioid epidemic. The indictment marks the first-ever federal criminal charges against company executives for conspiring to illegally distribute opioids.

Simone
Simone
TheeSabin
TheeSabin 8 months

I first read the title as Fed-Ex CEO indicted in opioid crisis. I was confused as fuck.

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. . 8 months

Where's Martin shkreli when you need him ha

Blank Stairs
Blank Stairs 8 months

...aaand right back to the drug companies the money goes. Are we really going to pretend that US troops aren't stationed in Afghan poppy fields to protect opium for the drug companies and military that have been working together for at least the past decade?

Scruffy Stoat
Scruffy Stoat 8 months

Mass murder for profit.

Jackie
Jackie 8 months

that's all? that's like a 1% murderprofits tax

Miles O'Brien
Miles O'Brien 8 months

They make hundreds of millions and pay 20.

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