The untold story of the doctor who fuelled a drug crisis

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“For reasons that are hard to fathom, Dr. Otto sacrificed his professional and personal existence to make easy money.” Although he was already making a lot of money from treating patients, George Otto wanted to earn more money to fuel his lavish lifestyle, no matter the cost. His fentanyl prescriptions earned him an extra 9000 CAD a week, costing a few hours of his time but numerous overdoses in Toronto. Read full article here

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