Roosevelt Institute | Cornell University

Keeping the Big Pharma Accountable for the Opioid Epidemic

By Vaidehi Patel  Published December 5, 2019

With the numerous lawsuits against big pharmaceutical companies that are underway across the country, it has become clear that the “big pharma” has had a significant part to play in the initiation and perpetuation of the opioid epidemic we face today. Thus, stricter policies against pharmaceuticals who produce and distribute opioids are part of the solution.