OxyContin Billionaire Patents Drug To Treat Opioid Addiction

Richard Sackler, the billionaire businessman behind Purdue Pharma, has patented a new drug to help treat opioid addiction (Warning: source may be paywalled; alternative source). The news of the patented form of buprenorphine, a mild opioid that is used to ease withdrawal symptoms, comes as Colorado’s attorney general is suing the OxyContin creator for profiting from opioid addictions. Some now believe that Sackler and his family, who owns Purdue Pharma,…

September 9, 2018
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OxyContin Billionaire Patents Drug To Treat Opioid Addiction

Richard Sackler, the billionaire businessman behind Purdue Pharma, has patented a new drug to help treat opioid addiction (Warning: source may be paywalled; alternative source). The news of the patented form of buprenorphine, a mild opioid that is used to ease withdrawal symptoms, comes as Colorado’s attorney general is suing the OxyContin creator for profiting from opioid addictions. Some now believe that Sackler and his family, who owns Purdue Pharma,…

September 9, 2018
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OxyContin Billionaire Patents Drug To Treat Opioid Addiction

Richard Sackler, the billionaire businessman behind Purdue Pharma, has patented a new drug to help treat opioid addiction (Warning: source may be paywalled; alternative source). The news of the patented form of buprenorphine, a mild opioid that is used to ease withdrawal symptoms, comes as Colorado’s attorney general is suing the OxyContin creator for profiting from opioid addictions. Some now believe that Sackler and his family, who owns Purdue Pharma,…

September 9, 2018
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Trump Tells Apple To Make Products In the US To Avoid China Tariffs

hackingbear writes: President Trump acknowledged in a tweet that “Apple prices may increase because of the massive Tariffs we may be imposing on China,” but suggested the issue was not with the tariffs themselves. “There is an easy solution where there would be ZERO tax, and indeed a tax incentive. Make your products in the United States instead of China. Start building new plants now,” Trump wrote. The U.S. is…

September 9, 2018
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Trump Tells Apple To Make Products In the US To Avoid China Tariffs

hackingbear writes: President Trump acknowledged in a tweet that “Apple prices may increase because of the massive Tariffs we may be imposing on China,” but suggested the issue was not with the tariffs themselves. “There is an easy solution where there would be ZERO tax, and indeed a tax incentive. Make your products in the United States instead of China. Start building new plants now,” Trump wrote. The U.S. is…

September 9, 2018
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Trump Tells Apple To Make Products In the US To Avoid China Tariffs

hackingbear writes: President Trump acknowledged in a tweet that “Apple prices may increase because of the massive Tariffs we may be imposing on China,” but suggested the issue was not with the tariffs themselves. “There is an easy solution where there would be ZERO tax, and indeed a tax incentive. Make your products in the United States instead of China. Start building new plants now,” Trump wrote. The U.S. is…

September 9, 2018
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Two Lawmakers Urge FTC, CFPB To Keep Pressure On Equifax

An anonymous reader quotes a report from TechCrunch about the little fallout Equifax has faced for one of the worst data breaches in U.S. history: The credit rating giant, one of the largest in the world, was trusted with some of the most sensitive data used by banks and financiers to determine who can be lent money. But the company failed to patch a web server it knew was vulnerable…

September 9, 2018
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Two Lawmakers Urge FTC, CFPB To Keep Pressure On Equifax

An anonymous reader quotes a report from TechCrunch about the little fallout Equifax has faced for one of the worst data breaches in U.S. history: The credit rating giant, one of the largest in the world, was trusted with some of the most sensitive data used by banks and financiers to determine who can be lent money. But the company failed to patch a web server it knew was vulnerable…

September 9, 2018
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