Fighting the opioid crisis by fighting corporate greed


Continuing our coverage of fighting the opioid crisis, with a look at how one state is fighting corporate greed. 

Federal prosecutors in Boston say a drug company was driven by greed, by bribing doctors around the country to prescribe its Fentanyl spray. 

Fentanyl is up to 100-times more potent than morphine, and is highly addictive. 

The 3rd Fentanyl-related bribery trial began in federal court on Monday. 

Prosecutors claim John Kapoor turned his company, Insys Therapeutics into a criminal enterprise to line his pockets. 

Kapoor and four other employees are charged. They all say they did nothing illegal. 

As always, if you or a loved one needs help recovering from addiction, this number is a good one to call: 1-800-662-HELP (4357). Its a hotline staffed by trained professionals 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. 

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