Posted at 6:49 PM CST and Keith comes on at 7pm CST.
I’m watching Oxycontin Express on Vanguard [Channel 229 Time Warner/ Dallas area].
Incredible story. People from Kentucky, West Virginia and Ohio go to Florida where they can get Oxycontin and Xanax without a prescription.
Oxycontin is a highly addictive pain killer also known as “hillbilly heroin.”
I don’t know if they mentioned it or not since I started watching in the last half hour, but in case they didn’t:
Eric Holder got Oxycontin executives off the hook for murder
Holder got Purdue Pharma, manufacturers of Oxycontin off with a fine and a handslap in 2001. Finally in May 2007, the company and its three top executives pleaded guilty to federal charges of fraudulently marketing OxyContin by claiming it was less addictive, less subject to abuse, and less likely to cause withdrawal symptoms. Purdue and the three execs agreed to pay a fine of $634,515. Amazing isn’t it? Corporations continue to get off for literally committing murder by paying fines.
Most folks realize that Holder got Chiquita Brands off the hook for murder, but not everyone knows that he also represented Purdue Pharma.
Back in March I posted a blog on the topic.