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Discussion in 'Et Cetera, Et Cetera' started by ihatemylife, Dec 8, 2006.

  1. ihatemylife

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    Today, Bristol-Myers Squibb, the pharmaceutical monolith that charges nearly $1,000 for a 30 day supply of one of its HIV/AIDS medications, is donating $1 to the National AIDS Fund for each person who simply visits their website and "virtually lights a candle." The tally was over a million when I lit my candle!

    Please, please take a minute to "light a candle":

    Light To Unite

    This really will take just a second!! Do it to it!
     
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    ...still it's pennies to them though isnt it. The cynic in me says its more of a publicity stunt to show that they "care" and so you buy their expisive drugs in future. I could be wrong though and they are genuinly tryng to make an effort (they could just make a one off donation rather than a ploy to get more people on their web site...)

    (i still clicked the candle though :D )
     
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    Especially when their donation is limited to $100,000 USD, per the disclaimer. :rolleyes:
     
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    ... in which case, any further candlelighting is moot.

    In other words, given what they charge, they're oh-so-very-generously giving enough to support the needs of just two people per state, for just one month.

    I nominate them for the world's tiniest sainthood.
     
  5. joyboytoy79

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    Yeah, they're providing 8.3 people with a year's supply of meds. WOW... out of the MILLIONS of people with HIV in the world, 8.3 of them will be touched by BMS's "generosity."

    I'm so impressed. *yawn*
     
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    Someone didn't notice your post ihatemylife::rolleyes:

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