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Black Friday Fandango*

Fridays come but once a week.
This one, though, some kind of freak,
Hijacked by an American thing
Inspired to make the registers ring…
When Black Friday Comes¹ 210 more words

Pain News: "Reckitt Benckiser sued by 35 US states for 'profiteering' from opioid treatment"


Headlines today from the Guardian:


“Reckitt Benckiser sued by 35 US states for ‘profiteering’ from opioid treatment”

There really is no financial advantage for pharmaceutical companies to create medication that helps pain because opioids are for life, and are so valuable some of them can charge each patient $20,000 a month. 97 more words

Residents to be charged three-quarters of a million pounds + for new car park doors and entryphone

Yes that’s right.

The average cost per property will be £200-£400, varying by block.

See Rendall & Rittner’s presentation here but do take a large pinch of salt before reading  187 more words

The Many Purposes of War

Back in the 60’s there was a song by Edwin Starr that asked the question….”War, what is it go for?”

An excellent question and it will depend on who you talk to for the answer. 246 more words


The Price of Drugs Part 3: Price Discrimination

In the previous post, I discussed about the marketing aspect of the drug prices. This post is part of the series that explains the price sensitivity. 662 more words


The Price of Drugs Part 2: The Marketing

In the previous post I talked about the reasons that prices of the drugs are high, focusing on the factors of developing it. In this post, as promised I will discuss about the marketing practices. 736 more words


The Price of Drugs (Part 1): The Development

I guess everyone have experienced going to the pharmacy and buying drugs for your sickness, surprised by the number in the bill. It is a general knowledge, drugs are expensive. 941 more words