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Inhalers And Pharmaceutical Companies: How Environmental Regulations Were Used Against Asthma Sufferers

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If you or someone you know has asthma, you've probably noticed that the price of inhalers has jumped--from as little as $5 a few years ago to as much as $60 today. How'd that happen? The answer is a case study in how drug companies turned a well-meaning environmental regulation into an opportunity to suck billions from consumers.

Read the whole story at Mother Jones

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