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  1. FDA approves device to wean addicts off heroinRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | WYFF-TV Greenville

    The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has approved a drug-emitting implant to combat addiction to heroin and other opioids killing thousands of people annually. The device is implanted in the arm and releases a steady dose of the medication buprenorphine, which before had only been available as a pill, to curtail opioid cravings and prevent withdrawal symptoms over six months.

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  2. Pain doctor defends his practice in effort to save his licenseRead the original story

    5 hrs ago | Anchorage Daily News

    Dr. Mahmood Ahmad awaits the start of his appeals hearing on Thursday morning, May 26, 2016, in the Atwood Building downtown. The doctor accused by the state of prescribing potentially deadly opiates to clients in Anchorage fought back Friday, saying that he safely meets the needs and concerns of his clients, even if they have to reach him by cell phone when he's at his other practices in Arkansas or Australia.

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  3. FDA approves first implant to curb addictionRead the original story

    6 hrs ago | Altoona Mirror

    Federal health officials on Thursday approved an innovative new option for Americans struggling with addiction to heroin and painkillers: a drug-oozing implant that curbs craving and withdrawal symptoms for six months at a time. The first-of-a-kind device, Probuphine, arrives as communities across the U.S. grapple with a wave of addiction tied to opioids, highly-addictive drugs that include legal pain medications like OxyContin and illegal narcotics like heroin.

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  4. Boulder doctor who overprescribed pain meds gets probationRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | LongmontFYI

    Larry Eckstein is hugged by a supporter after Friday's sentencing. Larry Eckstein, a Boulder doctor indicted by a grand jury on drug charges for allegedly overprescribing oxycodone to an undercover officer, was sentenced Friday in Boulder District court.

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  5. Federal Judge Decides to Keep West in Washoe County JailRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | KTVN Reno

    A federal judge in Reno has decided to keep alleged prescription drug ring suspect Richie West in Washoe County Jail. An emergency hearing was held Friday on whether he should have been released because of his medical condition.

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  6. Emergency Hearing Underway to Discuss West's Medical ConditionRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | KTVN Reno

    A federal judge in Reno is considering whether alleged prescription drug ring suspect Richie West should be released from jail because of his medical condition. Federal court documents say West was given what is believed to be methadone earlier this week while housed inside the Washoe County Jail.

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  7. Records: Wiretap details ex-KPD officer's alleged drug dealing Read StoryRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | WBIR-TV Knoxville

    Former Knoxville police officer Joshua Hurst's involvement in an alleged drug ring included buying and selling painkillers at the department's headquarters just weeks before a grand jury indicted him and seven others on drug and conspiracy charges, according to court records and a partial transcript of texts and recordings taken from a wiretap on his telephone. Hurst, who was twice recognized by the department for good work, resigned April 20 after 13 years as a patrolman.

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  8. Ohio may foot drug treatment bill of injuredaRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | News Herald

    Legislators will consider a new Bureau of Workers Compensation rule that aims to cover drug treatment and restrict painkiller coverage. Ohio may foot drug treatment bill of injured workers Legislators will consider a new Bureau of Workers Compensation rule that aims to cover drug treatment and restrict painkiller coverage.

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  9. FDA approves first drug-oozing implant to help with opioid addictionRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | WLWT-TV Cincinnati

    Federal health officials on Thursday approved an innovative new option for Americans struggling with addiction to heroin and painkillers: a drug-oozing implant that curbs craving and withdrawal symptoms for six months at a time. The first-of-a-kind device, Probuphine, arrives as communities across the U.S. grapple with a wave of addiction tied to opioids, highly-addictive drugs that include legal pain medications like OxyContin and illegal narcotics like heroin.

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  10. FDA Approves First Drug-Oozing Implant To Control Opioid AddictionRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | CBS Local

    Federal health officials on Thursday approved an innovative new option for Americans struggling with addiction to heroin and painkillers: a drug-oozing implant that curbs craving and withdrawal symptoms for six months at a time. The first-of-a-kind device, Probuphine, arrives as communities across the U.S. grapple with a wave of addiction tied to opioids, highly-addictive drugs that include legal pain medications like OxyContin and illegal narcotics like heroin.

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  11. 'My brother is not a bad man. He's an addict'Read the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | NJ.com

    His brother told a Northampton County judge the 35-year-old Blairstown Township man was seriously injured in a four-wheeler crash that left him in a medically induced coma for three months and in pain for the rest of his life. He's serving an eight-year prison sentence in New Jersey for taking $300,000 in construction equipment and selling it to feed his drug habit.

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  12. Spencer woman sentenced to jail for pushing police officerRead the original story

    19 hrs ago | The Medina Gazette

    A woman who pushed a Spencer police officer after a night of drinking was sentenced Thursday to 180 days in Medina County Jail. Pamela Steiner, 51, of Spencer, pleaded guilty April 18 to attempted assault of a peace officer, a fifth-degree felony.

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  13. FDA Approves Implant to Battle Opioid AddictionRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | Health.com

    A new long-acting implant that can help treat people addicted to heroin and prescription painkillers was approved Thursday by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. "Opioid abuse and addiction have taken a devastating toll on American families.

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  14. Senator calls for investigation of Purdue Pharma following Times storyRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | Los Angeles Times

    A U.S. senator on Friday called for federal investigations of OxyContin's manufacturer in response to a Los Angeles Times report that found the bestselling painkiller wears off early in many patients, exposing them to increased risk of addiction. Sen. Edward J. Markey, a Massachusetts Democrat whose state has been hit hard by prescription drug abuse, urged the Justice Department , the Food and Drug Administration and the Federal Trade Commission to launch probes of drugmaker Purdue Pharma. 1 comment

  15. FDA approves implantable drug for opioid addictsRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | Sentinel & Enterprise

    The Food and Drug Administration on Thursday approved the first implantable drug to deliver long-lasting medication to people addicted to opioids, such as OxyContin and heroin. The implant, which has four matchstick-sized rods that are inserted under the skin of the upper arm, administers the anti-addiction drug buprenorphine in a continuous dose for six months.

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  16. Implant to fight addiction; Alibaba's woes; Google beats Oracle in...Read the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | Local Tech Wire

    Federal health officials on Thursday approved an innovative new option for Americans struggling with addiction to heroin and painkillers: a drug-oozing implant that curbs craving and withdrawal symptoms for six months at a time. The first-of-a-kind device, Probuphine, arrives as communities across the U.S. grapple with a wave of addiction tied to opioids, highly-addictive drugs that include legal pain medications like OxyContin and illegal narcotics like heroin.

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  17. Collegium Pharmaceutical Inc (COLL) Receives Buy Rating from Needham & Company LLCRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Daily Political

    Needham & Company LLC currently has a $30.00 price objective on the specialty pharmaceutical company's stock, up from their previous price objective of $28.00. Collegium Pharmaceutical opened at 16.65 on Thursday.

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  18. Records Show Drug Companies Flooded Rural West Virginia With Prescription Pain PillsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Insurance Journal West

    Information about pill shipments that prescription drug distributors being sued by the state had sought to keep secret show that the firms flooded rural West Virginia with hundreds of thousands of painkillers. The Charleston Gazette-Mail reports a Boone County judge ordered the release of previously sealed court documents about prescription pain pill shipments to the state.

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  19. Cozzi has suspension extendedRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Journal Gazette

    INDIANAPOLIS The Indiana Medical Licensing Board on Thursday extended the suspension of Dr. Michael Cozzi's license for another 90 days.

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  20. In Ohio, "room for improvement" on both sides of the pain pill equationRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

    Peggy Ferguson knew exactly what a pill mill looked like. There was the parking lot full of patients waiting for their drugs, the small room inside the doctor's office with the big folders of pre-signed prescriptions in lieu of an actual physician, the dollar-per-milligram deals already being brokered outside, all under the guise of "pain management."

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