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INSYS Founder Resigns from Board After Charges in Opioid Bribe Case

INSYS Founder Resigns from Board After Charges in Opioid Bribe Case
An example of the amount of fentanyl that can be deadly. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)

Sunday, 29 October 2017 07:48 PM

The billionaire founder of INSYS Therapeutics Inc John N. Kapoor, has resigned from the company's board of directors, the company said in a statement on Sunday. Kapoor was arrested on Thursday on U.S. charges he participated in a scheme to bribe doctors to prescribe a fentanyl-based cancer pain drug, marking a step by authorities to fight the opioid epidemic.

Kapoor has denied the allegations, according to a statement.

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The billionaire founder of INSYS Therapeutics Inc John N. Kapoor, has resigned from the company's board of directors, the company said in a statement on Sunday. Kapoor was arrested on Thursday on U.S. charges he participated in a scheme to bribe doctors to prescribe a...
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