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  1. Purdue Says Kentucky Suit Over OxyContin Could Be PainfulRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | Bloomberg

    OxyContin is a powerful opioid that works to alleviate pain, and the 12 hours of relief it offers on a time-released basis means patients can take far fewer pills each day. Close

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  2. You can help prevent the preventableRead the original story

    3 hrs ago | Salem News

    Florida, Kentucky, Vermont and Tennessee report a sharp rise in the occurrence of NAS . Just because Ohio hasn't reported a rise in NAS doesn't mean it isn't a problem.

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  3. Reality check: Chronic pain sufferers deserve better than opioidsRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | Globe and Mail

    Opioids, from top to bottom, Tylenol 3, Morphine and Oxycodone are pictured at a pharmacy in Vancouver, B.C., on Thursday October 2, 2014. Opioids, from top to bottom, Tylenol 3, Morphine and Oxycodone are pictured at a pharmacy in Vancouver, B.C., on Thursday October 2, 2014.

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  4. DeWitt: Sheriff, please dona t poo-poo No. 2Read the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | Hernando Today

    A qualifying patient or personal caregiver already has immunity and is not subject to criminal or civil liability or sanctions under Florida law when administering opiod drugs that have far greater potential for abuse than marijuana - drugs that are way more profitable on the streets and are far more dangerous and addictive than pot ever was. Drugs such as oxycodone, oxycontyn, oxyir, dilaudid, morphine, duramorph, MS contin, MSIR, roxanol, fentanyl, actiq, duragesic and sublimaze, to name just a few.

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  5. Romano: Don't be fooled by anti-Amendment 2 hysteriaRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | St. Petersburg Times

    If you trust the polls, medical marijuana in Florida is losing. Or, to put it another way, hysteria is winning.

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  6. Tulsa leaders discuss prescription drug abuseRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Norwalk Citizen News

    Tulsa city leaders joined with state health officials for the first in a series of public safety discussions about prescription drug abuse. "Tulsa County is the No.

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  7. Addicted to downRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Regina Leader Post

    Kayle Best was hooked on opiates, including fentanyl. He stole from family, friends and strangers to pay for the habit.

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  8. TV ad war having an effect on Amendment 2Read the original story

    Saturday | WPTV Local News

    Dani Hall was on 14 different medications including Oxycontin, Oxycodone and Percocet. The mother of two took those powerful drugs for five years to deal with painful degenerative disk disease.

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  9. St. Albert man faces more drug chargesRead the original story

    Saturday | St. Albert Gazette

    A St. Albert man charged with trafficking drugs in June has again been arrested by police, this time in possession of what RCMP believe to be fake OxyContin. Officers from the St. Albert drug unit arrested Shane Fry, 27, and Carley Sherban, 21, both of St. Albert on Sept.

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  10. Colts owner Jim Irsay's DUI arrest video releasedRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 17 | USA Today

    Video from Indianapolis Colts owner Jim Irsay's DUI arrest in March was released today by the city of Carmel, Ind. Colts owner Jim Irsay's DUI arrest video is released Video from Indianapolis Colts owner Jim Irsay's DUI arrest in March was released today by the city of Carmel, Ind.

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  11. Florida Georgia Line defies labels on 2nd albumRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 17 | Erie Times News

    Alt-rock band OK Go's fourth full-length album, "Hungry Ghosts," is heavy on hooks and a curious electro-music approach, but musically falls well short of the type of innovation OK Go is capable of. For all the applause OK Go has grown accustomed to for their mind-bending music videos that quickly go viral, the songs here peak as passably interesting.

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  12. 3 Questions to Ask Before You Take an Rx Pain PillRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 17 | Health.com

    America has a painkiller problem. The overprescription of highly addictive opioid pain pills like Oxycontin and Percocet is leading to widespread abuse of the drugs.

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  13. Jim Irsay DUI arrest video is releasedRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 17 | The Star Press

    Video from Indianapolis Colts owner Jim Irsay's DUI arrest in March was released today by the city of Carmel. Jim Irsay DUI arrest video is released Video from Indianapolis Colts owner Jim Irsay's DUI arrest in March was released today by the city of Carmel.

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  14. Watch a parapalegic walk using ReWalk's robotic deviceRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 17 | Business Journal

    Gene Laureano, 52, was in Boston this week at the RoboBusiness 2014 event at the Hynes Convention Center, demonstrating how a robotic device made by Israel- and Marlboro-based ReWalk has helped him be mobile again after being paralyzed in an accident in 2001. Gene Laureano was a professional welder and a lifelong resident of the Bronx when he fell off a ladder in 2001 and was paralyzed from his abdomen down.

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  15. Former Hughestown cop gets prison time in drug caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 17 | The Citizens' Voice

    A former Hughestown Borough police officer who pleaded guilty to dealing prescription painkillers while on duty was sentenced Thursday to 30 months in federal prison. Robert F. Evans, 39, of Moosic, pleaded guilty in July to distributing 750 oxycodone pills between August 2012 and July 2013.

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  16. Presley not afraid to dig deep - Fri, 17 Oct 2014 PSTRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 17 | The Spokesman-Review

    Angaleena Presley was little-known outside of Nashville when she formed the Pistol Annies with Miranda Lambert and Ashley Monroe. Her solo debut, "American Middle Class" - with its potent narratives about working-class Southerners - shows off the gutsy songwriting that made the others so eager to collaborate with her.

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  17. Heroin deaths increase as prescription painkiller drug supply is restrictedRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 16 | Examiner.com

    As heroin overdoses increase, U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder says both law enforcement and treatment efforts are key in reducing use of the drug. The LA Times reported new statistics on drug overdoses in an Oct. 16, 2014 article, As Rx deaths dip, heroin over doses surge .

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  18. Advocate for NH medical marijuana died before ever taking a legal...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 16 | Nashua Telegraph

    The state's best-known advocate for medical marijuana, a man who spent hours in Statehouse hearing rooms disregarding his own discomfort to share his struggles, predicted he would die before he could smoke medical marijuana legally in the state. Last month, Clayton Holton's prediction came true.

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  19. 9 Medical Practitioners Indicted In Conspiracy To Distribute...Read the original story

    Thursday Oct 16 | Chattanoogan.com

    A federal grand jury in Knoxville returned a two-count indictment on Oct. 7, against two medical doctors , two physician's assistants and five nurse practitioners for conspiring to distribute oxycodone, morphine, oxymorphone, and alprazolam, by writing prescriptions for controlled substances which were not for legitimate medical purposes. Additionally, the indictment on file with the U.S. District Court alleges that these nine individuals were also involved in a conspiracy to commit money laundering.

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  20. Doctors prescribe more Schedule II painkillers for injuries in four statesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 16 | Business Insurance

    Physicians in Pennsylvania, Maryland, Massachusetts and New Jersey prescribed Schedule II narcotics to injured workers more frequently than physicians in other states, according to reports released Thursday by Cambridge, Massachusetts-based Workers Compensation Research Institute. One in three prescriptions written by physicians in Massachusetts was for Schedule II narcotics, such as oxycodone, for claims with injuries occurring from Oct. 1, 2009 to Sept.

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