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Ex-pharma execs accused of scheme to prescribe opioid drugs

A new criminal case raises questions about how some in the medical community are pushing the use of addictive painkillers. Six former executives and managers from Arizona-based drugmaker Insys Therapeutics face conspiracy charges over what a federal prosecutor calls a racketeering scheme. Jim Axelrod reports.
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