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How Low Will Drug Companies Sink?

This one took doctors to strip clubs to promote its product

Credit: Insys Therapeutics

How did Insys Therapeutics get away with sleazy practices like taking doctors to strip clubs to get them to prescribe more of its Subsys, a liquid form of fentanyl that cost up to $17,000 a month?

Evan Hughes tells how Insys pulled it off in his The Hard Sell: Crime and Punishment

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