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Canada should launch a criminal investigation into the marketing of OxyContin Opinion Canada should launch a criminal investigation into the marketing of OxyContin For now, Canada has left it to the victims of the opioid crisis to seek their own justice, which they have attempted to do through a class-action lawsuit.
A federal investigation of Purdue Pharma is underway in the U. Apr 07, 4: April 7 OxyContin was aggressively marketed as a revolutionary painkiller. But many patients became addicted, leading to a country-wide class action lawsuit against its maker, Purdue Pharma Canada. Cities like New York, states including Alabama, as well as the U.
But there is no criminal investigation underway here; no major attempt by Canadian authorities to hold drugmakers to account for their role in the overprescription of highly addictive pain medication.
For now, Canada has left it to the victims to seek their own justice, which they have attempted to do through a class-action lawsuit. Nova Scotia, Quebec and Ontario have already approved the deal, but a judge in Saskatchewan just rejected the settlement as too small. Possible end of the road The settlement, to some, will be seen as better than nothing.
But, once approved, it will also be the end of the road for government action. The jurisdictions that have agreed to it may find it difficult or impossible to seek further recourse.
That would mean that any other victims of the opioid crisis, including people who have been harmed by years of excessive opioid use, will have to go toe-to-toe with a pharmaceutical behemoth in court.
Canadian authorities will likely not intervene.
And Health Canada has gone ahead and approved them, even though the implication that these new products might save lives is disproved by each additional opioid death.
Continuing to do nothing, however, will send a clear message: If Canadian authorities do not act now, will they ever? Nav Persaud is a family physician in Toronto and assistant professor at the University of Toronto.
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