Artwork for podcast WGRT's LIMElight with Jessie Wiegand
How Illegal Marketing Contributed to the Opioid Crisis
Episode 761st October 2021 • WGRT's LIMElight with Jessie Wiegand • WGRT 102.3 FM
00:00:00 00:22:11

Share Episode


Bruce Boise worked for a pharmaceutical company that marketed opioids to doctors for off-label use. Learn how Bruce broke out of the system and became an whistle blower, alerting the FDA, doctors, and consumers about the dangerous effects of off-label prescribing.

In this episode, Bruce and Jessie talk about:

  • Opioid addiction
  • Opioid overdose deaths
  • Pharmaceutical companies that market their drugs off-label
  • Ethical issues doctors face when prescribing opioids
  • Cephalon/Teva & Purdue
  • Whistle blowers
  • FDA

Learn more about Bruce on his website here: