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Drug Companies have Grown Fat off of Government Contracts for Prisoners

Posted on Jul 2, 2014 in Political

We’re Spending More and More on Drugs for Prisoners By Alliance for Natural Health Is this in part a pay-off to Big Pharma for campaign support? 2002–2009: President George W. Bush received $527,683 from the pharmaceutical industry, and $293,133 from drug manufacturers specifically. According to USASpending.gov, contracts for inmate drugs increased very sharply between FY 2003 and 2004, from $78,912 to $14,284,750. It kept increasing until FY 2009 where$30,498,453 was awarded in a single year. The number of contracts increased from 3 to 4721 under the Bush administration. 2008: Health...

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