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Waynesboro Couple Arrested on Multiple Drug Charges
The Waynesboro Police Department has charged a Waynesboro couple on multiple drug charges stemming from two separate incidents that occurred in February.
Thu May 16, 2013
The Chronicle Herald
Fall trial set in charges of drugs for sex
One of the five men charged in an alleged drugs-for-sex case in Chester has pleaded not guilty and will stand trial this fall.
Tue May 14, 2013
WINK-TV Fort Myers
CCSO arrests man after 4 alleged undercover drug buys
PORT CHARLOTTE, Fla.- A Port Charlotte man was arrested on multiple narcotics charges Monday after he was allegedly involved in four separate drug deals with Sheriff's Office Narcotics detectives.
Mon May 13, 2013
College of Physicians asking P.E.I. doctors to review narcotic prescribing
The College of Physicians and Surgeons of P.E.I. is sending notices to Island doctors, advising them to review how they prescribe narcotic painkillers now that the provincial government has passed a law to monitor opiate prescriptions.
Sun May 12, 2013
The Waterloo Region Record
Son's drug overdose a wakeup call, grieving Heidelberg parents say
Christine and Klaus Padaric don't care who knows their 17-year-old son, Austin, died of a drug overdose during a party at an Elmira apartment last month.
Fri May 10, 2013
Mom pleads for proper pill disposal after daughter's death
A Nova Scotia mother is pleading with patients to lock up or dispose of narcotic medications properly after losing her teenage daughter to an accidental hydromorphone overdose last year.
Meet a Muscular Dystrophy Sufferer Who's Getting Screwed Over by the DEA's War on Pain Pills
At 17, the Marathon, Florida, resident contracted muscular dystrophy, followed by rheumatoid arthritis, scleroderma, and "mixed connective tissue disease." Today, it's not unusual for Sullivan's knuckles to swell "nearly to the size of golf balls," her father, George Sullivan, writes.
Sex for drugs bust nets multiple charges for 5 men
Five men from Lunenburg County, N.S., are facing a slew of charges after allegedly exchanging drugs for sexual acts with four teenaged girls.
Drugs like OxyNEO, Dilaudid and Morphine are being sold at schools across Prince Edward Island
An initiative driven by the Canadian Association of Chiefs of Police, the RCMP and all municipal police agencies throughout the province have co-ordinated several sites where citizens can drop off unused medications to police and local community... It seems appropriate that with recent discussions and heightened awareness of the growing ... (more)
Fri May 03, 2013
The Huffington Post
Kamon Holobaugh 'May Have Some Needles' Between His Cheeks
A Florida man may have learned the hard way that it is better to keep one's drugs in a fanny pack, rather than packed in his fanny.
Florida Man Hides a Whole Bunch of Drugs Inside His Butt
A Port St. Lucie man was walking around a cop funny. And then he told the cop he "may have some needles between his cheeks." Kamon Holobaugh, 24, was driving his Ford Escape around 3 a.m. on the night of April 23 when he flashed the vehicle's high beams at a police officer.
Illegal Online Sellers Fuel Global Spread of Fake and Substandard Medications
The National Association of Boards of PharmacyA recently issued a report emphasizing that the global distribution of counterfeit and substandard medications, fueled by illegal online sellers, demands an international response.
Wed May 01, 2013
Naples Daily News
Deputies arrest three for drug trafficking
Deputies pulled the men's car over around 7:30 p.m. for a suspected window tint violation.
Charges: Health aide stole potent painkillers from 5 clients at Long Lake facility
An aide at a Long Lake assisted-living center took powerful painkillers from several ailing clients and was caught by Wayzata police officers with two of the pills in her bra, according to two investigations.
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Second Hydromorphone Ring Busted by Metro Police in Less Than Month
Metro Nashville Police busted another hydromorphone ring in Nashville. Eight people, Corey Adkisson, 27; Deanna Clark, 28; Antoinette Hall, 29; Chandra Hall, 24; Marcellus Hall, 33; Derius Hambrick, 21; Lasha Shaw, 26; and Ricco Vaughn, 30, for possession of the controlled substance, according to Metro Police.
Sun Apr 28, 2013
The Chronicle Herald
Police seize pills, cash after foot chase in Bridgewater
Bridgewater police seized 100 hydromorphone pills and a large sum of money after a foot chase of a wanted man Friday.
Fri Apr 26, 2013
Bangor Daily News
Attorney general reaches deal with Rockport dentist's assistant for hydrocodone possession
A former receptionist for a Rockport dentist pleaded guilty Wednesday to a drug charge and will see a reduced sentence if she assists in any state investigation of the doctor.
Thu Apr 25, 2013
Palliative care doctor attempts to remove methadone stigma
A palliative care doctor at the Moncton Hospital says methadone often has fewer side effects and can help with chronic pain.
Wed Apr 24, 2013
Three city residents arrested for drug trafficking
Last Friday, members of the Prince District JFO Drug Unit and Criminal Intelligence Service P.E.I. arrested a 31-year-old male from the Summerside area in the parking lot of the former Waterfront Mall.
Effective analgesia with low-dose ketamine and reduced dose...
OBJECTIVE: We assessed the analgesic effect and feasibility of low-dose ketamine combined with a reduced dose of hydromorphone for emergency department patients with severe pain.