Which of course points us to the revolving door between corporations and gov. #FDA knew, in 1995, that the delivery system for oxycontin was fucked. An invitation to abuse. Passed anyway, under Dr. #CurtisWright. Who went on to work for Sackler's company. At a big salary.
I suggest everyone read #Dopesick and #PainKiller by #BarryMeier. Meier, a NYT reporter, was threatened with legal action by Purdue in 2001 when he started reporting on their killer drug. And read this. The impunity of the wealthy is destroying our system.