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If you exceed that limit, you're cut off. Local pharmacists never expected that they would get caught up in the federal crackdown on distributors of prescription pain pills.
Pill pusher. Philadelphia Dr. Kermit Gosnell, 72, received 30 years in prison and a $50,000 fine Monday for illegally distributing painkillers like OxyContin.
Attorney General Catherine Cortez Masto signed on to a letter this week urging the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to require tamper-resistant versions of generic pain pills.
Thirty years ago, the use of opioids was so restricted that Dr. Rebecca Bechhold could not prescribe them to manage the pain of terminal cancer patients.
Dr. Kermit Gosnell, 72, is serving life without parole for killing three babies born alive during illegal abortions.
The new requirements that took effect Sunday for physicians and osteopathic physicians don't bar them from prescribing opioid pain relievers such as oxycodone and hydrocodone.
The New Lenox cops nabbed a Mokena man who was allegedly dealing narcotic pain medication.
Decision Resources, a research and advisory firm for pharmaceutical and health care issues, finds that the chronic-pain drug market will decrease from $21.4 billion in 2012 to $18.3 billion in 2017 but will recover to $21.6 billion by 2022 in the U.S., Europe, and Japan.
The owner of former pill mills in Jacksonville and Brunswick testified Thursday in the federal trial of one of his doctors that the businesses existed to make money and that he fired a doctor for trying to wean patients off addictive narcotics.
A meteoric rise to fame brought Mike "The Situation" Sorrentino from training at a gym in central New Jersey in 2009 to a press tour in Australia in Feb. 2012.
SPRINGFIELD - Narcotics detectives raided a Pine Point neighborhood home Wednesday night and uncovered a massive marijuana growing operation in the basement.
A Long Island doctor was arrested Thursday by federal agents and stands accused of distributing more than 300,000 prescription pain pills to patients, including selling some of the pills to drug addicts, according to a criminal complaint unsealed Thursday .
The choice of hydrocodone versus oxycodone as a primary drug of abuse is based on multiple factors, according to a study published in the December issue of PAIN .