Accused Alabama doctors each wrote an opioid prescription every four minutes on average

BMJ 2015;351:h3790
Author: Owen Dyer
“Federal prosecutors have disclosed the indictment against two Alabama partners who wrote tens of thousands of prescriptions for opioid painkillers each year, many of which, the government alleges, went to people with no medical need for the drugs. But the prosecutors have redacted the names of the drug companies that paid the doctors for their services.”
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