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>> A former Massachusetts pharmacy executive sentenced to nine years in prison for his role in a deadly meningitis outbreak in 2012.>> They don't understand us.>> Barry Cadden, formerly head of the now defunct New England Compounding Center, was convicted of racketeering and fraud charges related to the sale of tainted drugs.
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Which led to the deaths of 76 people, he was cleared of the harshest charge against him, second degree murder. Prosecutors argued Cadden deserved 35 to 50 years in prison. For knowingly directing the production of non-sterile drugs in filthy conditions that were shipped to medical facilities across the country.
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In an effort to boost the compounding pharmacies profits. Nearly 800 patients nationwide were harmed from the contaminated steroids. Some of those victims blasting the nine year sentence as too lenient.>> He didn't get enough time. I'm a prisoner of my own body for the rest of my life.
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>> I can't go out and enjoy myself because I'm sick all the time. He should be remaining in the custody right now, it was just an outrage.>> Cadden has denied wrong doing and tearfully apologized in court. His lawyers saying he never intended to sell contaminated drugs.