Big pharma, donations to advocacy groups … and the opioid crisis?

Opioid manufacturers have a history of funding medical professional groups and advocacy groups that have supported use of these narcotics in medical treatments. A recent US Senate report outlines these relationships.

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Apple sued by iPhone users after admitting it slows down old devices

Two class-action lawsuits have been filed against Apple, after the company admitted of purposely slowing down older iPhones. The lawsuit is seeking an unspecific amount of money, and Apple has not made a comment about these lawsuits. https://globalnews.ca/news/3931219/apple-sued-iphone-users-slow-phone/  

Ontario Mall Among World’s Most Notorious Sources Of Pirated Goods

Markham, Ontario's Pacific Mall has recently been named as one of the most notorious sources of counterfeit goods in the world; regional police and RCMP have reportedly seized counterfeit goods such as video games, DVDs, and other electronics from the mall which were said to be valued at millions of dollars. The U.S. Office of the …

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Marketing Gone Wrong: When Has The Fine Line Between Marketing and False Marketing Been Crossed

Bell is one of Canada’s largest telecommunications companies and was first opened their Canadian office in Montreal, Quebec in the year 1880. They offer a wide range of product for both personal and professional use. They provide internet, TV, home phone services, personal phone services and many more. Do You Read the Fine Print? Since …

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Critical Analysis: Valeant Pharmaceuticals Exposed

Valeant Pharmaceuticals International Inc., located in Quebec have been under tremendous public and scrutiny since hiking the prices of two lifesaving medications. These medications are Isuprel or Isoprenaline and Nitropress (CBC, 2015). Valeant purchased the rights to these two medication in February of 2015 from Marathon Pharmaceuticals. It was not until Valeant got its hands …

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