This is big pharma at its best. However, it is also big bucks at its best. It will come to past because big pharma is one of the biggest and most influential lobby groups in Washington. It well should be because OxyContin generated an estimated $2.8 billion in revenue last year from sales of the powerful opioid, part of the same drug family as morphine and heroin.
Just think of the impact of OxyCotin on the developing brain of a kid. We are talking of the potential of a life long addiction starting at and early age. That is indeed looking to the future sales and product longevity. OxyContin for kids