What’s the Big Deal with Samsung Heir Lee Jae Yong’s Drug Conviction for Propofol?

On October 26, 2021, Samsung heir Lee Jae-yong was convicted and fined 70 million won on drug charges for illegally using the sedative propofol. It’s the same powerful anesthetic that Michael Jackson overdosed and died from in 2009. Lee pleaded guilty to the charges and admitted he used the sedative at a skin clinic under doctor’s guidance due to…