How much are the drugs you prescribe worth on the black market?
By Michael Woodhead
20 Jan 2020
An Australian study has provided a rare insight into the economics of the illicit market for prescription pharmaceuticals. A survey of 51 people involved in the supply of ‘diverted’ pharmaceuticals shows that some prescription medicines such as opioids fetch prices of $20-25 per pill on the black market, with the average selling price of diverted ...