Investors naturally seek to increase the value of their investment, while patients seek access to medication they need at a price they can afford.
I can imagine a hundred scenarios in which Dsuvia somehow leaves the battlefield and finds it way into the world of drug abuse.
We focus on the drug, as if someone who uses heroin, for instance, can’t also have a problem with alcohol, or sleeping pills, or methamphetamine, or this new, more potent form of marijuana that’s showing up everywhere.
Now, with the introduction of fentanyl and carfentanil, the decision to inject heroin or cocaine can easily result in a fatality.
We will have to deal with electronic smoking, which has exploded among young people even as cigarette use has declined.
We should remember that Ohio’s Republican governor had to go against the wishes of many in his own party in order to achieve this.
Still, if the epidemic is already 28 years old, then how much more effective would these steps have been if they had been initiated way back when?
Traditional middle class jobs with career prospects replaced by a lower-paid, less stable workforce– perhaps more vulnerable to outside influence?