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Drug Makers Floods Patient Groups With Cash To Push Opioid Painkillers

20:01 EST 14 Feb 2018 | Topix

A senate report investigating the causes of the national opioid epidemic shows patient advocacy groups have received millions from opioid drug makers since 2012. Democratic Sen. Claire McCaskill of Missouri released the report Monday, which reveals five of the largest opioid manufacturers in the country worked closely with patient groups to promote opioid painkillers for people suffering from chronic pain.

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