Pharma Whistleblower: The “Root Cause” of Opioid Epidemic Was FDA
Former FDA Commissioner Dr. David Kessler told 60 Minutes:
“We don’t know whether the drugs are safe and effective for chronic use,” Kessler says. “The rigorous kind of scientific research the agency should be relying on is not there.“
Ed Thompson, a drug manufacturer who spent decades managing and producing opioids for Big Pharma, breaks ranks to denounce his industry and its federal regulator, the Food and Drug Administration, which he says opened the floodgates on the crisis with a few little changes to a label.
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