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Introduction

Mauro Capocci

Abstract


Drugs are at the centre of a complexly entangled web of science, politics, economics and culture. They are the product of scientific in- novation, and are usually brought to the bedside by private com- panies, following regulations issued by national and international authorities. These regulations are in turn the product of health poli- cies usually reflecting local cultures and ideologies. As such, drugs are extremely interesting [...]


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