Inoreader – Profiting from the Working Class: How the Opioid Epidemic Echoes the Mortgage Crisis

How successful was that marketing campaign? Very. As the Charleston Gazette-Mail noted in an explosive report on the epidemic, between 2007 and 2012 pharmaceutical companies sold 780,000,000 hydrocodone and oxycodone pills in West Virginia. That’s 433 pills for every man, woman, and child living there. Ohio, Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Florida, and New York have also been flooded with these drugs.

Source: Inoreader – Profiting from the Working Class: How the Opioid Epidemic Echoes the Mortgage Crisis