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Former Sales Rep for Opioid Drug Maker Pleads Guilty to Kickbacks

A former Insys Therapeutics sales rep has pleaded guilty to violating federal kickback laws in connection with an alleged scheme to boost sales of an opioid painkiller. The guilty plea is the latest development in a contentious drama involving Insys … Continue reading

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Obama Proposes $1.1B to Expand Treatment for Growing Heroin Problem

U.S. President Barack Obama will push for $1.1 billion in new funding to expand treatment for the fast-growing number of people addicted to heroin and prescription pain killers, the White House said on Tuesday. Racing to address an epidemic that … Continue reading

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