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20 hrs ago | The Guardian

Albion Cross man earns jail time for drug charges

Kenneth George Blackett, age 48, of Albion Cross has been sentenced to a total of 15 months in jail for drug-related offences. Blackett was charged with trafficking in a controlled drug after a quantity of hydromorphone , oxycodone and drug paraphernalia were seized during a search of his residence conducted by the Kings District Street Level Drug Unit on Dec. 19, 2013.

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Mon Sep 15, 2014

Reuters

Painkillers, sedatives biggest threat when kids get into medicine chest

When kids under age six are hospitalized for accidentally taking prescription medications, in many cases they've gotten hold of narcotic painkillers and benzodiazepine sedatives, according to a new study. "All medications should be kept out of the reach and sight of young children," said lead author Maribeth C. Lovegrove of the Division of Healthcare Quality Promotion at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

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Related Topix: Family, Kids, Medicine, OxyContin, Roxicodone, Oxycodone (generic), Anxiety, Health, Xanax, Alprazolam (generic), Valium, Valrelease, Diazepam (generic)

Sun Sep 14, 2014

Spirit of Jefferson Advocate

West Virginia pharmacy head faces additional charges

The indictment filed recently in U.S. District Court in Huntington charges 36-year-old Kofi Ohene Agyekum with distributing or conspiring to distribute oxycodone and hydromorphone pills and 36 counts of money laundering. He had been arrested last month on a charge of trying to evade federal cash reporting requirements.

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Related Topix: Huntington, WV, Medicine

Thu Sep 11, 2014

The London Free Press

Hid drugs in body cavity, court told

An experienced drug dealer who stored goods, including cocaine and heroin, in his rectum, was jailed for 10 years following sentencing in Sarnia Superior Court. Jeffrey Michael Poirier, 39, of Sarnia, was convicted following a May trial of the Dec. 6, 2012 possession of cocaine, heroin and methamphetamine for trafficking and possession of hydromorphone but sentencing was delayed until Wednesday.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Medicine

Wed Sep 10, 2014

Inside Bay Area

Marin physician indicted on federal drug charges

A suspended physician who lives in Corte Madera was arraigned Tuesday on a federal indictment charging him with illegally prescribing prescription painkillers. Michael Roger Chiarottino, 66, is free on $75,000 bail.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Medicine, OxyContin, Roxicodone, Oxycodone (generic), Methadone

Sat Sep 06, 2014

MDJonline.com

New pain-pill regs likely soon to deepen Cobb's heroin epidemic

COBB is deep in the throes of a heroin epidemic - and it's about to get worse, predicts the head of the Georgia Drugs and Narcotics Agency.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Medicine, Health, Pain, Ultram, Tramadol (generic), Vicodin, Acetaminophen/Hydrocodone (generic), OxyContin, Roxicodone, Oxycodone (generic)

Wed Sep 03, 2014

Northwest Florida Daily News

Man facing drug charges after allegedly hitting trash can

A 32-year-old Niceville man was arrested for allegedly having drugs in his vehicle after a homeowner reported that a vehicle crashed into his garbage cans.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Niceville, FL, Medicine

Sat Aug 30, 2014

Examiner.com

Duo pose for a Facebook 'selfie' with dead friend after he dies from an overdose

Selfie Nation has taken over. You see them everywhere: Facebook. Instagram. Pinterest.

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Related Topix: WebMD, Medicine

Fri Aug 29, 2014

News Max

Addiction Fear Keeps Many Cancer Patients in Pain: Study

Fears of opioid abuse and addiction might be keeping patients with advanced cancer from getting enough pain medicine, researchers say.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Vicodin, Acetaminophen/Hydrocodone (generic), OxyContin, Roxicodone, Oxycodone (generic), Percocet, Acetaminophen/Oxycodone (generic)

Thu Aug 28, 2014

The Guardian

Woman arrested in Operation Clean Sweep jailed for drug trafficking

A 22-year-old Charlottetown woman was sentenced Wednesday in provincial court to serve eight months in the provincial correctional centre for trafficking in hydromorphone.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Medicine, Criminal Defense Law, Law

Wed Aug 27, 2014

Sys-Con Media

Acura Pharmaceuticals Receives Grant From National Institutes of...

The Grant is based on a proposal submitted by the Company to advance the development of a self-regulating hydromorphone tablet intended to deter abuse by excess oral consumption of the tablets.

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Related Topix: Biotech, Acura Pharmaceuticals, National Institutes of Health, Medicine, Healthcare Industry, Food and Drug Administration, Drugs

Mon Aug 25, 2014

The Chronicle Herald

Dartmouth drug raids net three men

At 6 p.m., they took a warrant to an apartment in the 100 block of Primrose Street.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Medicine

SFGate

A Better Way to Approach Pain, and America's Pain-Pill Epidemic

You may have noticed headlines about the rise of prescription drugs as a major cause of addiction and death by overdose.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Pain, Drugs, Epidemic, Natural Disasters, Vicodin, Acetaminophen/Hydrocodone (generic), OxyContin, Roxicodone, Oxycodone (generic), Opinion

Fri Aug 22, 2014

WTCA-AM Plymouth

Given a Third Chance, Probation is Revoked and Remainder of Prison Sentence Imposed

Curt Bolin, 25, of Wabash, appeared in Marshall Superior Court No. 1 to face several allegations of violating his probation.

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Related Topix: Prison, Wabash, IN, Drugs, Drug Testing, Medicine

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