Over-prescriber jailed for 30 years

A Californian doctor has been found guilty of second degree murder and jailed for 30 years for overprescribing drugs that caused the overdose deaths of three patients.

According to a report in The BMJ, Hsiu Ying “Lisa” Tseng’s case is the first in which a US doctor had been convicted of murder for overprescribing drugs.

The court heard that Tseng, who obtained her medical licence in 1997