As for Penicillin, in economic terms, it's a cash cow. Ever noticed how much you pay for corn flakes? It's completely unreasonable for what you get!
It really comes down to what the market will bear, which is based on demand and competition.
By the way, I love you Hattie. Thank you for bringing up the topic, I am awaiting your rebuttal!
[This message was edited by Darla Diamond on 09-05-01 at 03:48 AM.]