r/news Jan 14 '22 Silver 19 Gold 1 Helpful 19 Wholesome 18 Evil Cackle 3

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


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u/Gingorthedestroyer Jan 14 '22 Silver Gold Helpful Take My Energy Starry

Let’s do insulin producers now.


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


u/[deleted] Jan 14 '22

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


u/Colorado1996 Jan 14 '22

I think there’s a strong case that insulin should be free. But ya I’ll take $2 or less


u/Reutermo Jan 14 '22

It is free by law here in Sweden. Have been since the 60s.


u/HoseNeighbor Jan 14 '22

I don't think Sweden has as many idiots so easily convinced that universally accessible healthcare impinges on their personal rights. I mean, if someone really would rather accept insanely inflated costs, I'm sure someone will start boutique healthcare for them. I'd like to point out that they're currently giving a big thumbs up to making money from people who have NO choice but pay or DIE, while knowing those making the money certainly do NOT need it.


u/Oddyssis Jan 15 '22

Ofc they need it. How else will they pay off the mortgage on their fifth house and their new jet?


u/HoseNeighbor Jan 15 '22

It's not the jet, it's the FUEL these days! An I right! High-five