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Shkreli ordered to return $64M, is barred from drug industry

https://apnews.com/article/martin-shkreli-daraprim-profits-fb77aee9ed155f9a74204cfb13fc1130
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u/Colorado1996 Jan 14 '22

Made millions from hiking prices from $13.50 to $750

Damn, saw that line and thought they were talking about insulin. Price gouging has happened on multiple life saving drugs? People are the worst

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u/[deleted] Jan 14 '22

Insulin should have a co-pay of about $2. Or less.

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u/_KingKaliYuga Jan 14 '22

Insulin should be free, like any other life-saving drug. What the fuck else are taxes for.

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u/ripvannwinkler Jan 14 '22

Bailing out bad investments and playing world domination station, of course.

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u/krozarEQ Jan 15 '22

Gotta help those billionaire toy projects! Elon has a new rocket? Let's subsidize those launches for Space Force so he can offer cheap launch contracts to private business.