Quote of the Day 7/3/17

“By waging a fraudulent, decades-long marketing campaign to profit from the suffering of thousands of Oklahomans, these companies have made in excess of $10 billion a year, while creating a generation of Oklahomans who have become addicts, convicts or have met their deaths from opioid overdoses.”

-Oklahoma Attorney General Mike Hunter, who is suing more than a dozen pharmaceutical companies, accusing them of greatly understating the addictive risks of opioid painkillers while overstating the treatment benefits (Source).


Gene Perry worked for OK Policy from 2011 to 2019. He is a native Oklahoman and a citizen of the Cherokee Nation. He graduated from the University of Oklahoma with a B.A. in history and an M.A. in journalism.

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