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James A. Comer, 38, of Largo was charged with 16 separate counts, which include sale, delivery and possession of oxycontin, morphine, alprazolam, oxycodone and hydromorphone.
A Goldsboro man was one of six defendants sentenced after the successful federal prosecution of an Oxycodone distribution ring.
Instagram users share their snapshots as they soak up the sun this week on the beach, at the PNE, in parks and at the ballgame.
Michel Perron , Chief Executive Officer, Canadian Centre on Substance Abuse and National Advisory Council Co-Chair, is joined by Minister Aglukkaq for the release of National Strategy First Do No Harm: Responding to Canada's Prescription Drug Crisis.
Two public health problems in the United States-prescription drug abuse and heroin use-are inextricably linked, and solutions will require comprehensive efforts, said participants in a June 19 White House policy summit.
No one suspected something was very wrong at West Orange Pharmacy, a 60-year mainstay of the West Orange community, until a July, 2009 armed robbery tipped off the police that all was not what it appeared to be.
Portsmouth police are investigating an alleged rape that occurred at a 4th of July party at a Bayview Avenue home and two brothers who hosted the party are now facing charges of procuring alcohol for minors.
At a time when death rates from opioids are raising alarms, dentists are being told to stop routinely prescribing painkillers such as OxyContin to patients who have had their wisdom teeth removed or other dental surgery.
U.S. Attorney Paul Fishman announced today that the former head pharmacist of West Orange Pharmacy was sentenced to 37 months in prison for illegally selling Oxycontin tablets cash.
Richmond-based Kaleo announced Tuesday that its handheld auto-injector for opioid overdoses is now available.
State regulators have stripped a Utah doctor of his license to prescribe controlled substances following an emergency hearing where it was determined that he poses "an immediate threat to public health, safety and welfare."
More and more young people are dying of heroin overdoses in King County, and the alarming trend has experts working overtime to save lives.
The Nation has this fascinating new investigative report with a headline and subheadline that highlights its themes: "The Real Reason Pot Is Still Illegal: Opponents of marijuana-law reform insist that legalization is dangerous - but the biggest threat is to their own bottom line."
A doctor who ran a pain-management clinic in Queens was not a pill pusher, his attorney said during close arguments of the man's trial Wednesday.
One of every eight deaths among young adults in Ontario is related to opioids, making the drugs a leading cause of premature death, researchers have found.
Updated: Sun Jul 13, 2014 01:44 pm
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