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  1. Arkansas Approves Doctor Rules Aimed At Slowing Opioid AbuseRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | 5NEWSonline.com

    An Arkansas panel has given final approval to regulations that will require doctors who prescribe high doses of opioid pain medication to follow guidelines meant to limit potential abuse, including exploring alternative treatments and limiting prescriptions. The Legislative Council's Administrative Rules and Regulations Subcommittee approved the regulations Tuesday despite repeated complaints from patients who said the rules will force them to live with more pain, the AP reports.

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  2. Medical MarijuanaRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | Horry Independent

    Absolutely!!! It's better than oxycodone. The state could make money by taxing the growing and sales. I wouldn't necessarily make regular use legal but if I could get it in place of the oxy I've been on for 4 yrs I'd be in less pain with less risks

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  3. 'Oxy Doc' convicted of giving pills to drug-addicted patientsRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | New York Post

    Brooklyn federal court jurors Wednesday found former Dr. Martin Tesher guilty on all 10 counts of the illegal distribution of oxycodone. Two of those counts were related to the overdose death of Tesher's patient , Nicolas Benedetto, who died two days after an appointment with the pill peddler in 2016.

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  4. Columbus woman says drug dealers threatened her a " so she took $100K from parents, police sayRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | Ledger-Enquirer.com

    Forty-year-old Jennifer Elizabeth Croy was a addict who extorted money and painkillers from her ailing parents by claiming drug dealers to whom her late brother owed debts were threatening the family, a detective said Wednesday. The 68-year-old father and 69-year-old mother estimated Croy took around $100,000 from them over a span of 18 months to two years, monthly driving them to the bank to make withdrawals ranging from $5,000 to $8,000, police Cpl.

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  5. West LA brothers to be sentenced in $3 million OxyContin schemeRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | LA Daily News

    Sentencing is expected Wednesday for two Brentwood brothers who pocketed over $3 million by creating a bogus pharmacy to obtain and distribute large quantities of OxyContin and other prescription narcotics to black-market customers. Dalibor "Dabo" Kabov and his older brother Berry - operators of Global Compounding Pharmacy - were convicted in January 2017 of being at the center of a scheme that illegally sold bulk shipments of prescription opiate painkillers - including oxycodone, which is commonly marketed under the brand name OxyContin and is also the main ingredient in Percocet and Percodan - hydromorphone, also known as Dilaudid, and hydrocodone, commonly known as Vicodin or Norco.

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  6. Bernardsville resident kicks off bike ride toaRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | Courier News

    Bernardsville resident kicks off bike ride to fight opioid epidemic Bernardsville resident kicks off bike ride to fight opioid epidemic Check out this story on mycentraljersey.com: https://mycj.co/2zRjDpi In late July, Bernardsville resident Dr. Jeffrey Hammond will set out on a 428 mile bike ride across Iowa to raise funds for Community in Crisis , a local coalition working to combat the opioid epidemic in Somerset County. BERNARDSVILLE - In late July, resident Dr. Jeffrey Hammond will set out on a 428 mile bike ride across Iowa to raise funds for Community in Crisis , a local coalition working to combat the opioid epidemic in Somerset County.

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  7. News | Raimondo's Opioid Link: "Family That Built an Empire of Pain" is Major DonorRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Go Local

    Thousands of Rhode Islanders have died in the past few years as a result of opioid addiction. The state of Rhode Island recently announced it is suing a number of drug companies tied to the marketing of opioids for aggressively marketing the drugs and creating a cycle of dependency.

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  8. Arkansas panel OKs extra steps for doctors who prescribe high doses of opioid RxsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | NWAonline

    Regulations requiring extra steps for doctors who prescribe high doses of opioid pain medication cleared a final hurdle when they were approved by a legislative subcommittee Tuesday. The approval by the Legislative Council's Administrative Rules and Regulations Subcommittee came despite repeated complaints from patients who said the rules will force them to live with more pain.

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  9. Knicks Morning NewsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | KnickerBlogger

    The Sixers had strong interest in hiring Morey to replace the ousted Bryan Colangelo, but Morey could not be lured away. [NYDN] Doctor's oxycodone-prescribing case goes to federal jury in Brooklyn An octogenarian, oxycodone-prescribing doctor's fate is now in the hands of jurors who have to decide if he illegally doled out more than 2 million pills to addicted patients.

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  10. Lexington (Ky.) Herald-Leader: Gov. Bevin responds vindictively over MedicaidRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Logan Banner

    Lexington Herald-Leader published this editorial on July 3 regarding Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin's decision to end dental and vision coverage for 460,000 people over a federal judge's rejection of his Medicaid overhaul: Gov. Matt Bevin's decision to end dental and vision coverage for 460,000 Kentuckians is vindictive, probably illegal and also ... (more)

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  11. Preoperative Opioids Used by 23.1 Percent of Surgical PatientsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Drugs.com

    Preoperative opioid use is reported in 23.1 percent of patients undergoing surgery, according to a study published online July 11 in JAMA Surgery . Paul E. Hilliard, M.D., from the University of Michigan Health System in Ann Arbor, and colleagues examined the prevalence of preoperative opioid use in a cross-sectional, observational study of patients undergoing surgery.

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  12. The opioid crisis: A grandmother raises her granddaughtersRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Newsday

    Lisa Laznovsky was fed up with her daughter's drug habit. So she stepped in to raise her granddaughters while their mom cleaned up her act.

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  13. Collegium Pharmaceutical (COLL) - Research Analysts' Recent Ratings ChangesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 16 | AmericanBankingNews.com

    Several brokerages have updated their recommendations and price targets on shares of Collegium Pharmaceutical in the last few weeks: 7/11/2018 - Collegium Pharmaceutical was given a new $34.00 price target on by analysts at Piper Jaffray Companies. They now have a "buy" rating on the stock.

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  14. The can and can't of cannabisRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 15 | Kevin, M.D.

    As of now, twenty-nine states have legalized medical marijuana use and eight have legalized recreational use. The debate rages on about legalization, but the actual effects of cannabis get much less attention.

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  15. Egalet (EGLT) Trading Down 0%Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 14 | IntersportsWire

    Egalet shares traded down 0% during mid-day trading on Thursday . The stock traded as low as $0.37 and last traded at $0.40.

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  16. Report: Massachusetts leads nation in cutting opioid prescriptionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 14 | Boston Herald

    DRAMATIC DROP: Prescriptions for opioids, such as OxyContin, above, were down 51 percent in 2017 compared to 2013, according to a Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts report. Massachusetts is leading the nation in driving down opioid prescriptions, according to a Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts report released yesterday.

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  17. 5 Things You Need to Know About EdiblesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 13 | Connecticut Post

    Edibles are a favorable alternative to combustion. The opportunity to dose healthy meals and nutritious snacks with cannabinoids such as salad dressings, guacamole, sauces, and soups means the only limitation to a psychotropic meal plan is your imagination.

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  18. Opioid (narcotic) pain medication - AbstractRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 13 | The Beaumont Enterprise

    The opioid epidemic has hit nearly every corner of the United States. Here's what the Centers for Disease Control say about the crisis: CDC: "The majority of drug overdose deaths involve an opioid.

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  19. Ex-patient and nurse practitioner testify about easy access to...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 12 | New York Daily News

    A former patient and a nurse practitioner testified Thursday about what they saw as the ugly underside of a Manhattan doctor's pill-mill medical practice. At the Brooklyn federal trial of Dr. Martin Tesher, Andrea George told jurors it didn't take long for her to see there was something seriously wrong at the doc's office.

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  20. What is Percocet? Drug facts, side effects, abuse and moreRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 12 | KAPP-TV Yakima

    Percocet is a painkiller that's part of a family of drugs known as opioids. Though some are derived naturally, such as heroin or morphine, others are synthesized in a lab, including hydrocodone and oxycodone.

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