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INSYS Founder Resigns from Board After Charges in Opioid Bribe Case

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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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