Japan's depressing increase in psychoactive drug use

| Sep 16, 2012

Japan's depressing increase in psychoactive drug use

by Philip Brasor

In July, the British pharmaceutical behemoth GlaxoSmithKline reached a $3 billion settlement with the U.S. Department of Justice over the company’s illegal marketing of several drugs in the United States. One of these, the antidepressant Paxil, was pushed by GSK salespersons for treating children, ...