Opioid crisis in the USA : D. Trump declares a state of emergency health for this scourge that causes 100 deaths / days, while the ex-CEO of Insys Therapeutics, producing Subsys, Fentanyl Spray, is arrested for corruption.
“the company looked to bribe doctors into prescribing Subsys, a fentanyl spray, outside the usual course of their professional practice”
“the company started misleading insurers and agents into authorizing payment for the Fentanyl Spray”
- Drug company’s billionaire ex-CEO arrested in nationwide bribery scam, abcnews, Oct 26, 2017.
- Insys Founder Arrested Over Subsys Fentanyl Spray Marketing, Resigns from Company Board, rxinjuryhelp, October 30, 2017.
- Dangerously Addictive Painkiller Prescribed for Patients Who Shouldn’t Have Received It, Says Whistleblower, nbcnews, JUN 5 2017.