11/13 German pharmacist goes on trial over watered-down cancer drugs

Edited by walterp on . Posted in News In Brief

A pharmacist accused of preparing thousands of doses of cancer drugs with too few active ingredients in order to benefit financially has gone on trial in Germany. News agency dpa reported that the 47-year-old’s trial opened Monday at the state court in Essen. Identified only as Peter S. due to German privacy rules, he is charged with violating Germany’s medicinal products law in 61,980 cases, 27 counts of attempted bodily harm, and fraud.

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