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Under capitalism vaccines are for profit, not people

Under capitalism vaccines are for profit, not people The Development of vaccines is conditional on what big business wants, not the needs of people

Drug company slammed for lottery for sick children

Drug company slammed for lottery for sick children Drugmaker Novartis has launched an international lottery for its extremely costly gene therapy Zolgensma

Opioids in the US - a crisis prescribed by profit

Opioids in the US - a crisis prescribed by profit 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

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

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

As Tories split over spliffs - we say legalise cannabis Former Conservative leader William Hague is the latest high profile Tory to call for cannabis law reform.

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