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Drug company slammed for lottery for sick children

21 January 2020
Drugmaker Novartis has launched an international lottery for its extremely costly gene therapy Zolgensma

Opioids in the US - a crisis prescribed by profit

02 January 2020
The US is in the grip of a huge health epidemic so big that it is killing more than 130 people a day.

Treat drug use as a health issue, not a criminal one

15 October 2019
Sadie Robinson looks at a new programme to give heroin users diamorphine which aims to help people escape addiction

Big pharma offers a bitter pill to those who need the most help

01 October 2019
Jeremy Corbyn says he wants to change how drugs companies work. Sadie Robinson looks at how pharmaceutical fat cats pile up profits while ordinary people are denied care they need

As Tories split over spliffs - we say legalise cannabis

19 June 2018
Former Conservative leader William Hague is the latest high profile Tory to call for cannabis law reform.

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