- From the column ‘The VICE Guide to Right Now’
- almost any drug can be made at small scale for a low price.
- As part of a high school science project, 11 students at Sydney Grammar were tasked with trying to recreate Daraprim, the drug that Shkreli’s company Turing owns the exclusive rights to in the US.
- After purchasing the drug in 2015, Turing jacked the price from $18 a pill to $750, sparking public outrage.
- Watch: VICE Meets Martin Shkreli
A group of 16- and 17-year-old boys was able to recreate Daraprim for just $2 a pill.
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