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Entry from June 16, 2021
Big Pharmafia (Big Pharma + mafia)

“Big Pharma” is a term used to refer collectively to the global pharmaceutical industry. “Big Pharmafia” (Big Pharma + mafia) is a term used by those who believe that Big Pharma colludes to push expensive and dangerous health solutions. The terms “Pharmafia” and “Big Pharmafia” became popular during the 2020 COVID-19 (coronavirus) pandemic, but they were used earlier.

“Because the M.D.’s are drug pushers for the ‘pharmafia’ and they are in cahoots with insurance companies” was printed in the book Hanging Out for the Health of It: One Minute a Day to a Healthier, Happier, & Longer Life. (2008) by Dr. Carlos M. Gonzalez. “#PharMafia” was posted on Twitter by Stres on October 2, 2019. “Pharmafia: An Interview With Peter Gøtzsche” was posted on Fiddaman Blog on January 28, 2014.

“Don’t forget Big Pharmafia” was posted on Twitter by Dr. Johnny Twovapes, VBOSB on December 11, 2014. “#BigPharmaFia” was posted on Twitter by Laura Mama Mimi RN on June 3, 2015. “Get out of here Big Pharmafia!  We are TAKING OUR COUNTRY BACK!” was posted on Twitter by Mick Wendleson on June 26, 2015. “The best orchestrated & financed propaganda machine is Big Pharmafia. They spent the most $$ in lobbying” was posted on Twitter by ((Caroline Y)) on July 9, 2015. “Or you could just dump #BigPharMafia” was posted on Twitter by Aubryn on January 2, 2016.

“Big Harma” (Big Pharma + harm) is another Big Pharma nickname.


Wikipedia: Big Pharma conspiracy theory
The Big Pharma conspiracy theory is a group of conspiracy theories that claim that the medical community in general and pharmaceutical companies in particular, especially large corporations, operate for sinister purposes and against the public good, and that they allegedly cause and worsen a wide range of diseases.

History and definition
The term Big Pharma is used to refer collectively to the global pharmaceutical industry. According to Steve Novella the term has come to connote a demonized form of the pharmaceutical industry. Professor of writing Robert Blaskiewicz has written that conspiracy theorists use the term Big Pharma as “shorthand for an abstract entity comprising corporations, regulators, NGOs, politicians, and often physicians, all with a finger in the trillion-dollar prescription pharmaceutical pie”.

Google Books
Hanging Out for the Health of It:
One Minute a Day to a Healthier, Happier, & Longer Life.

By Dr. Carlos M. Gonzalez
Charleston, SC: Advantage Media Group
2008
Pg. 163:
Because the M.D.’s are drug pushers for the “pharmafia” and they are in cahoots with insurance companies.

Twitter
Stres
@stewyrobz
RT @JanStu Great video recommendation Jay!  http://bit.ly/10DLgL // #PharMafia #Psychiatricks (Lol at Psychiatricks, very true very true)
5:26 AM · Oct 2, 2009·Twitter Web Client

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stahlzart
@Stahlzart
RT @_tech_news_
“Heilung unerwünscht” Neurodermitis-Salbe muss erneut geprüft werden - WELT ONLINE http://bit.ly/eiY3G #pharmafia
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RT @_tech_news_
“Unwanted cure” atopic dermatitis ointment has to be checked again - WELT ONLINE http :// bit.ly/eiY3G #pharmafia
9:41 AM · Oct 28, 2009·Twitter Web Client

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flogirl
@covidisasham
The Most Dangerous Prescription Drugs - Likes http://bit.ly/1a3rwUd #PharMafia #news
12:51 AM · Aug 14, 2013·UberSocial for Android

Fiddaman Blog
Tuesday, January 28, 2014
Pharmafia: An Interview With Peter Gøtzsche
Peter hits the nail on the head throughout this 15 minute interview.

He points out that drugs are the third leading cause of death in the world today, after heart disease and cancer. He also points out that the business model of the drug industry is organised crime and that they steal far more money and kill more people than the mob.

I’m thinking the word Pharmafia should now be used by as many patient safety advocates and groups as possible.

#Pharmafia

Twitter
Dr. Johnny Twovapes, VBOSB
@mihotep
Replying to @vapormary
@vapormary@Vapingit Don’t forget Big Pharmafia http://washingtonexaminer.com/big-pharma-not-tobacco-companies-wages-war-on-electronic-cigarettes/article/2539441
3:02 AM · Dec 11, 2014·Twitter Web Client

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Laura Mama Mimi RN
@MeemsLaura
Replying to @MayoClinic
@MayoClinic @MONEY Time to #wakeup & ban #BigPharmaFia from commercial TV & time for #America to get off the couch.  #EducateYourselves
1:22 PM · Jun 3, 2015·Twitter for iPhone

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Mick Wendleson
@MickWendle2930
NO #SB277 - NEVER.  NOT IN A FREE COUNTRY.  Get out of here Big Pharmafia!  We are TAKING OUR COUNTRY BACK!  https://twitter.com/mystinkyboys/status/614486405343940608
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1:36 PM · Jun 26, 2015·Twitter Web Client

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((Caroline Y))
@SilentSpring05
@ZhonShotir The best orchestrated & financed propaganda machine is Big Pharmafia. They spent the most $$ in lobbying.
10:01 PM · Jul 9, 2015·Twitter Web Client

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Hal Weinshank
@PegasusHal
ADHD is a ‘manufactured’ dis-ease by Big Pharmafia! http://fb.me/1UkgCWF1q
7:04 PM · Jul 15, 2015·Facebook

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Aubryn
@aubrynathome
Or you could just dump #BigPharMafia
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PillPack
@PillPack
· Nov 2, 2015
See why PillPack was named one of TIME Magazine’s Best Inventions. https://cards.twitter.com/cards/18ce53uqxrf/14nr4
3:06 AM · Jan 2, 2016·Twitter Web Client

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COMedia
@Corporate_Owned
Pharma CEO Claims ‘Responsible Pricing’, Sells Cancer Drug For $150k
#BigPharMafia https://youtu.be/xXdVRkdOG3o via @YouTube
9:30 AM · Jan 2, 2016·Twitter Web Client

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Banksia
@HHMU_Banksia
BIGPHARMAFIA SUCKS THE VERY LIFE FORCE out of The People!
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Bernie Sanders
@BernieSanders
· Aug 2, 2019
I know a thing or two about the greed of the health care industry. I’ve been fighting them my whole life. twitter.com/nowthisnews/st…
1:15 PM · Aug 3, 2019·Twitter Web App

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HAND MARKED PAPER BALLOTS
@habilis123
Replying to @hiballenergy
Your friends at #PharMAFIA have joined forces with Hiball Energy! Did you know caffeine, sugar and artificial sweeteners are strong allies of the immune system and will keep you safe from Covid-19?
Watch for our next tweet on a cure for adrenal fatigue!
2:33 AM · Mar 4, 2020·Twitter for iPad

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E A
@true217
UN fordern Verzicht auf #Bargeld wegen #Coronavirus - http://deutsche-wirtschafts-nachrichten.de. Bisherige Profiteure: #Pharmafia #TBTF Banken
Translated from German by
UN call for renunciation #Bargeld because of #Coronavirus -http://deutsche-wirtschafts-nachrichten.de . Previous profiteers:#Pharmafia#TBTF Banks
UN fordern Verzicht auf Bargeld wegen Coronavirus
Laut einer Warnung der Weltgesundheitsorganisation, die zur UN gehört, könnten Geldscheine das Coronavirus übertragen. Daher sollten die Leute jetzt bis auf Weiteres bevorzugt mit Karte oder Handy…
deutsche-wirtschafts-nachrichten.de
7:41 AM · Mar 5, 2020·Twitter for iPhone

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chico-rico
@chicorico691
Replying to @kat_schutz and @IsabelVillalon1
Was nüzt einem ein Beatmungsgerät, wenn das Blut den Sauerstoff nicht aufnehmen kann?
Ich vertraue der PharMafia schon lange nicht mehr. Es geht denen nicht um die Gesundheit der Menschen, sondern um Milliarden Reibach! Ein Medikament gegen Covid19 haben sie nicht…
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What use is a ventilator if the blood cannot absorb the oxygen?
I haven’t trusted the PharMafia for a long time. They are not concerned with people’s health, but with billions of fractions! They don’t have a drug against Covid19 ...
5:04 PM · Mar 20, 2020·Twitter Web App

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Laura
@lauporter
Replying to @spectatorindex
Fearmongering! Ultimate agenda is to control people “protecting” them. Why are Pharmafia and main stream media silent about the cheap successful treatments against covid-19 ?
11:19 AM · Apr 25, 2020·Twitter for iPhone

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Banksia
@HHMU_Banksia
#BigPharMAFIA
vs
#MotherNature… & #ALL her children!
#Modis #Operandi
#HesNoGhandi!
#IDWP-#IDeclareWorldPeace
#RaiseTheVibe4TheGlobalTribe
#AllOneMurmuration
#PokeYourVaccineWhereTheSunDontShine
#OneFamilyTREE-#OneNation
#PowerfulInYEWnity-#TheFamilyTREE
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*Stang
@Zieleds
· Jun 11
Think this couldn’t happen here?
People in parts of India can’t leave their homes if they don’t take the vakk.
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5:46 PM · Jun 11, 2021·Twitter Web App

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Sharon McSharonson
@DeanieCook
Replying to @NBCNews
“further investigation is needed”... Meanwhile 6,000+ deaths (under)reported tho the 1976 swine flu vaxz was halted after just 38 *reported* deaths.
#Pharmafia
#BlindFaith
12:36 PM · Jun 17, 2021·Twitter for Android

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SilverSqueeze ! Apes stack! Apes win!
@RightsSpiritual
Replying to @DesoGames @elonmusk and @WholeMarsBlog
So what. Covid is easily treatable. The PharMafia is killing people not Covid!
8:42 AM · Jun 17, 2021·Twitter Web App

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