CNN: Drugmaker paid doctors with problem records to promote its pill

By Blake Ellis and Melanie Hicken, CNN Investigates (CNN) – One physician had his prescription pad taken away after he repeatedly failed tests assessing his competency. Another was banned from treating mentally ill inmates and accused of endangering nursing home patients by prescribing excessive dosages of medications. At least three others had criminal convictions for illegal prescribing. Avanir Pharmaceuticals … Read more