And money from pharmaceutical corporations.HonestlyNow » April 27th, 2017, 12:24 pm wrote:
Medicine and nutrition from the AMA and its lackeys is complicated, probably deliberately so, requiring years of study.
According to analysis by Medicalbillingandcoding.org (5/25/11), between 2009 and 2011, these drug companies paid doctors the following amounts: Merck, $9.4 million; Johnson & Johnson, $10.6 million; Pfizer, $19.8 million; AstraZeneca, $22.8 million; GlaxoSmithKline, $96.4 million; and Eli Lilly, $144.1 million. For speaking fees, consulting fees, etc.
https://jonrappoport.wordpress.com/2017 ... ou-a-drug/
Swiss giant Novartis likely bribed 'thousands' in Greece: minister
Greece's justice minister on Friday said Swiss pharmaceutical giant Novartis had likely bribed "thousands" of doctors and civil servants to promote its products, amid an ongoing probe.
"A great number of state officials are implicated... from what I'm beginning to realise from reports, it must be thousands who were directly bribed from Switzerland," Stavros Kontonis told state agency ANA radio.
"National health service doctors and state officials were bribed to promote drugs in an illegal and anti-scientific manner," Kontonis said.
https://medicalxpress.com/news/2017-04- ... s.html#jCp
Novartis to pay $50M, in Korean bribery probe
For more than a year, Novartis has been under investigation in Korea for allegedly bribing doctors to pump up sales. Now, the Swiss drug giant is learning about its punishment in the country as authorities there decided to issue a fine of nearly $50 million
The company faced other allegations in Turkey, which it now considers “unsubstantiated,” and paid $25 million to authorities last year to settle a bribery investigation in China.
http://www.fiercepharma.com/pharma/nova ... bery-probe