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  1. Minister Ambrose calls for proposals to tackle prescription drug abuseRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Medical News

    The Honourable Rona Ambrose, Minister of Health, today issued a national Call for Proposals to improve the prescribing practices for prescription drugs that have a high risk of abuse or addiction.

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  2. City drug team makes arrestsRead the original story

    7 hrs ago | SeacoastOnline

    The Police Department's new High Intensity Drug Interdiction Team arrested a resident of Feaster Apartments on Friday on a charge alleging his sale of oxycodone, said Deputy Police Chief Corey MacDonald.

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  3. Tough-to-Abuse Formulation of Oxycodone ApprovedRead the original story

    Yesterday | MedicineNet

    Targiniq ER has been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration as a long-term, around-the-clock treatment for severe pain when other therapies are ineffective or unavailable.

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  4. FDA Approves Hard-to-Abuse Narcotic PainkillerRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | MedicineNet

    A new formulation of a powerful narcotic painkiller that discourages potential abusers from snorting or injecting the drug has been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.

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  5. FDA approves pain pill that's harder to abuseRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Connecticut Post

    The Food and Drug Administration has approved a new combination pain pill from the maker of OxyContin that is designed to discourage abuse by painkiller addicts.

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  6. Ever been called a junkie?Read the original story

    10 hrs ago | Examiner.com

    Do you wear dirty clothing, beg for money, have missing teeth, steal purses from old ladies and live under the bridge? Maybe, you say? Well, I have news for you none of those things I've just mentioned describe a junkie.

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  7. Portsmouth man charged with selling OxycodoneRead the original story

    14 hrs ago | SeacoastOnline

    The Police Department's new High Intensity Drug Interdiction Team arrested a resident of Feaster Apartments Friday on a charge alleging his sale of Oxycodone, said Deputy Police Chief Corey MacDonald.

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  8. Feds target prescriptions for risky drugsRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | The Chronicle Herald

    Ottawa has issued a national call for proposals to improve prescribing practices for opioids and other drugs that pose a high risk of abuse or addiction.

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  9. Brandon doctor draws 20 years in prison for pill mill conspiracyRead the original story

    15 hrs ago | St. Petersburg Times

    But on Thursday, a federal judge sent Dr. Ronald John Heromin, 58, of Brandon to 20 years in prison anyway for illicitly prescribing thousands of pain pills around Tampa and Miami.

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  10. New abuse-deterrent painkiller approvedRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | KITV-TV

    In the painkiller world, oxycodone and naloxone seem like strange bedfellows. Oxycodone is a powerful painkiller, while naloxone is used to reverse painkiller overdose.

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  11. Long absence of veteran data from prescription monitoring program to endRead the original story

    17 hrs ago | Bangor Daily News

    In 2004, Maine's prescription monitoring program was launched in response to drug abuse taking hold in the state's rural counties.

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  12. Health Canada looking for ways to make opioid prescriptions saferRead the original story

    18 hrs ago | GlobalNews

    In a call for proposals published Friday, the federal government said it's looking for suggestions on how to make prescribing safer, including better training and education for the health professionals giving out these powerful painkillers - badly needed by some but fatal for others.

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  13. Ottawa calls for proposals to improve prescribing of opioids, other abused drugsRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | Brandon Sun

    Ottawa has issued a national call for proposals to improve prescribing practices for opioids and other drugs that pose a high risk of abuse or addiction.

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  14. Ottawa issues call for proposals to improve prescribing of opioids, other abused drugsRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | Canada.com

    B.C. residents generally find public campgrounds clean and secure, but when it comes to the reservation system and user fees, not everyone is a happy camper.

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  15. FDA approves hard-to-abuse painkillerRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | New York Daily News

    Oxycodone, the active ingredient in OxyContin, has a high abuse potential. Its makers have developed a new drug that is thought to have a lower abuse potential.

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  16. Police: New Hampshire woman forged prescriptions in Bellows FallsRead the original story

    Yesterday | The Brattleboro Reformer

    A New Hampshire woman faces 10 felonies and has been barred from a Bellows Falls pharmacy after authorities said she fraudulently obtained hundreds of prescription painkiller pills there.

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  17. FDA approves a new OxyContinRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | News Observer

    Purdue Pharma's Targiniq ER combines a long-acting form of the opioid analgesic oxycodone with the medication naloxone, which is commonly used to reverse the effects of an opioid overdose.

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  18. Race affects opioid selection for cancer painRead the original story

    Yesterday | PhysOrg Weblog

    Racial disparities exist in the type of opioid prescribed for cancer pain, according to a study published online July 21 in the Journal of Clinical Oncology .

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  19. FDA approves tough-to-abuse formulation of oxycodoneRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | PhysOrg Weblog

    Targiniq ER has been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration as a long-term, around-the-clock treatment for severe pain when other therapies are ineffective or unavailable.

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  20. Where Feminism Comes FromRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Other McCain

    Earlier today, I quoted a Canadian feminist blog about "how bullies and abusers function" and then - having "set the hook," as a fisherman might say - reeled off the history of the Brett Kimberlin case, without getting into the specific issues the Canadian feminist was talking about, which are interesting enough that they deserve their own post.

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