Big Pharma, Big Phiction

Friday, October 21, 2005


When the American pharmaceutical industry looks north, it sees a great menace. And so a staffer at PhRMA had the bright idea of commissioning a novel about terrorists who taint the supply of Canadian generics. When PhRMA bosses found out about the book, they weren't so thrilled, but it was already too late. Brooke recounts the strange genesis of "The Karasik Conspiracy," a tale of secret payments, terror, and revenge.

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