"Opioids, Inc." - Preview
The story of a drug company that pushed opioids by bribing doctors and committing insurance fraud. With the Financial Times, FRONTLINE investigates how Insys Therapeutics profited from a fentanyl-based painkiller 50 times stronger than heroin.
>> Wall Street loves a success story.
And, John Kapoor had a great story to sell.
>> His mantra was, by any means necessary, get the job done.
>> The only way that I knew howto do it to get that guarantee,
is to bribe doctors.
>> This is a very dangerous product.
If it was misused, it could actually kill people.
>> Low doses aren'’t that much money higher dose, more money.