|RU486 : THE DEATH PEDLARS|
They need a dose of 600 mg of RU486 to perform an abortion, it
is divided into three 200 mg pills, the price of a dose is around $100.
The pedlars affirm today they sell doses for 75000 abortions (1997). It means a relatively low mass of active product : 45 KG, for an amount near $7,500,000. These are the kind of figures corresponding to an emerging narcotic market.
They now aim at supplying not only France, UK and Sweden, but also Europe, Taïwan, South Africa, Russia, Brazil ; that would decuple their turn over.
As of China, Roussel-Uclaf seems to have "donated" a licence of the product to the Chinese government, known to be involving in the criminal practice of forced abortions, and being preparing a worldwide low cost export.
In the USA, Roussel-Uclaf has "donated" a license to the Population Council, a eugenicist organization.
Here id a pedigree of the pedlars :