big pharma

High Wire

Big Pharma's Opioid Greed Was Even Worse Than We Thought

"The Sackler family is just as shameless, and only marginally less ruthless, than the drug cartels."
Maia Szalavitz
9.13.18
AMBIEN

We Asked People to Share the Craziest Things They've Done on Ambien

They told us stories about cutting holes in walls, Chewbacca, and shaved pubic hair. No racist tweets, though.
Justin Caffier
5.30.18
true crime

We Asked Inmates How Martin Shkreli Will Get Treated in Prison

The infamous pharma bro just asked to be placed in a minimum-security "camp" facility. Here's what current federal prisoners think he has coming.
Seth Ferranti
3.14.18
Stuff

The Thin Line Between 'Bad Drugs' and Medicine

Medical anthropologist Danya Glabau is teaching a class in how the discourse around drugs has changed.
Peter Moskowitz
10.16.16
VICE Long Reads

How Big Pharma Drug Pricing Costs Us Our Health

AIDS activism group ACT UP is on the front lines again—this time in a global fight for universal access to 'miracle' hep C, HIV, and cancer medications. So what's stopping them?
Amelia Abraham
4.1.16
VICE Specials

Watch: Martin Shkreli on Drug Price Hikes and Playing the World’s Villain

An exclusive interview with the new poster child of capitalistic greed.
1.29.16
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Now Martin Shkreli Wishes He Could Have Raised the Price of His $750 Pill Even Higher

"Try to be a CEO yourself. See how it goes," he said.
Mike Pearl
12.3.15
The VICE Guide to Right Now

That Pharma CEO Everyone Hates Isn't Lowering the Price of That $750 Pill After All

"It's always been affordable," he told Bloomberg on Wednesday.
Mike Pearl
11.25.15
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Another Company Will Start Offering Martin Shkreli's $750 Pill for a Buck

The internet's most hated dude has been undermined yet again.
Drew Millard
10.23.15
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Hillary Clinton Wants the Government to Launch an Investigation Against Martin Shkreli's Company

The Democratic frontrunner called on the FDA and FTC to look into the pharmaceutical exec famous for jacking up the price of AIDS medication.
River Donaghey
10.20.15
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Did Big Pharma Dickhead Martin Shkreli Offer to Pay His Ex-Girlfriend $10,000 to Go Down on Her?

An anonymous woman claiming to be his ex has released what she says are sleazy messages from this week's most hated man on the internet.
River Donaghey
9.25.15
tech

We Asked an Expert How the Price of a Pill Could Go from $13.50 to $750 Overnight

Former hedge funder Martin Shkreli made headlines for jacking up the price of a medication dramatically. How can we stop price-gouging from happening?
Mike Pearl
9.22.15
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