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kleinbl00  ·  2705 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: OxyContin goes global — “We’re only just getting started”

Hey, Vioxx killed half a million people.

That cost Merck about five billion dollars.

At 200,000 deaths, Purdue owes about $2b. Purdue makes about $3b a year. They've made about $35b so far.

The Sacklers could write a personal check and still have $12b.