Former Pain Prisoner Appearing on Penn & Teller "Bullshit" This Week

We are told that Richard Paey, the disabled Florida pain patient pardoned by Gov. Charlie Crist in 2007 after prosecutors twisted his attempts to obtain adequate opiate pain medication into drug dealing charges incurring a 25-year mandatory sentence, was interviewed for the upcoming Penn & Teller "Bullshit!" episode, "Criminal Justice." Showtime describes the "Criminal Justice" episode as follows:
Is America's criminal justice system weighed down with bad science, ineffective methods, incompetence and corruption? Penn & Teller set out to reveal that the only thing scarier than crime is America's war on crime.
"Criminal Justice" will start airing this Thursday at 10:00pm. In the meanwhile, you can read more about Richard Paey in our archive, at the Pain Relief Network or in the 2006 Sixty Minutes episode, "Prisoner of Pain."
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