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Large pharmaceutical companies who pour more money into advertising, marketing, and political lobbying than they do into research, development, production, and distribution of medication. They also extort patients who need medicine for life-saving purposes into paying huge sums of money at an outrageous markup.
Big Pharma increased the price of Epipens to over a thousand dollars, but they cost only two bucks to make.
by Simmaniac January 12, 2021
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Adj. Something that is expected to have a long lifespan by virtue of having existed for a long time, based on the lindy effect, named for the New York restaurant Lindy's, coined by Albert Goldman and popularized by Nassim Taleb.
cooking with fire is lindy
by mmebs June 13, 2021
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short for “Big pharmacy” big pharma is a word often used by conservatives to describe “How evil” the pharmacy industry is

Also scammers use it a lot too

One time I was scrolling through a comments section and saw a bot pretending to be a messenger for Jesus
And that they were delivering a message from him about how big pharma is pure evil and that their scam site is the holy place Jesus wants people to use

It was so ridiculous it almost felt satire
but it wasn’t
Conservative: Big pharma is evil and trump is the second coming of jesus!

Normal guy: wth are you talking about
by VeryGoodwithWords May 17, 2021
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