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  1. Substance abusers more likely to abuse painkillersRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | WTOP-FM Washington

    Researchers say the person most likely to develop problems with prescription opiod painkillers is someone with a history of substance abuse, including nicotine. A team at the Mayo Clinic took a random sample of 279 patients who received new prescriptions in 2009 for an opioid painkiller like oxycodone or morphine.

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  2. Suboxone and violence -- a local perspective: Arline Debelak-PriceRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | The Plain Dealer

    A new drug call suboxone is available for people trying to kick their opiate addictions. Addiction.

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  3. State dentists advised to join fight against opioid abuseRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | Post-gazette.com

    Pennsylvania dentists are among the latest to join the fight against prescription painkillers, being urged to exercise caution in prescribing highly addictive opioids to patients. Opioids are strong pain relievers that include medications like Vicodin, OxyContin, Percocet and Avinza, and are commonly used in medical situations involving high levels of pain, including dental procedures, according to the National Institute on Drug Abuse.

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  4. Could Hamp's detention reinforce prejudice?Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | The Japan Times

    The Metropolitan Police Department arrested Julie Hamp, Toyota Motor Corp.'s first female managing officer, on June 18 on suspicion of importing oxycodone, an opioid used to relieve pain. The drug is tightly controlled in Japan but can be imported into the country with a prescription if certain procedures are followed.

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  5. Doctor leads development of new treatmentsRead the original story

    Friday | Lewistown Sentinel

    Dr. Margaret Jarvis is the medical director at Marworth Alcohol and Chemical Dependency Treatment Center in Waverly. Jarvis recently led a team to develop a resource guide for healthcare providers who prescribe medications such as buprenorphine, methadone and naltrexone to patients in recovery from opioid addiction, including heroin addiction.

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  6. One prescription every 4 minutes: Inside Mobile's national pill millRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 3 | Alabama Live

    The Mobile pain clinics that were targeted in a sweeping crack down on prescription drug abuse had sold painkillers to patients in at least 18 different states, court records show. Last year, the clinics' pharmacy was the number one buyer of oxymorphone and fentanyl in the state, the number two buyer of morphine and oxycodone, and the number seven buyer of methadone.

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  7. Sonora doctor surrenders medical licenseRead the original story

    Friday Jul 3 | The Union Democrat

    Dr. Richard E. Behymer in May signed a Stipulated Surrender of License and Order, agreeing to forgo all his rights as a physician in California. File photo / Union Democrat.

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  8. Cops: Man Tried To Smuggle Oxycodone Hidden Inside McDonald's...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 24 | The Smoking Gun

    An Alabama man tried to smuggle Oxycodone to his imprisoned wife by hiding the pills between the patties of a McDonald's double Timothy Lee Thompson's bid to get two powerful pain pills into the tiny Red Bay city jail was thwarted when a police employee searched the McDonald's grub and discovered the narcotics. Pictured below, Thompson, 31, was arrested Friday for promoting prison contraband.

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  9. Mike Richards, OxyContin and the Termination of His ContractRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 2 | Forbes.com

    Eric is a partner at the national law firm, where he's practised for 15 years. Eric is the sports legal analyst for TSN and also a contributor to CBS, NBC, ESPN, NPR and Sirius XM.

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  10. MGNRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 2 | WINK-TV Fort Myers

    Authorities say they've arrested two prison guards in connection with a large-scale pain pill distribution ring at Florida State Prison. The Bradford County Sheriff's Office reports that corrections officer Dylan Hilliard was arrested June 11 after detectives purchased Oxycodone from him.

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  11. More details on school bus driver in Tennessee crashRead the original story

    Thursday Jul 2 | School Bus Fleet

    An autopsy on a school bus driver involved in a fatal accident here in December shows that he died later of natural causes, but was on several prescription medications at the time of his death in June, Knoxville News Sentinel reports. James Davenport drove his bus into another school bus, killing two students and a teacher's aide.

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  12. Addiction specialists call tamper-resistant opioid formulations a 'gimmick'Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 2 | Canada.com

    Tamper-resistant opioid formulations that are meant to discourage illicit use of the powerful painkillers are a "gimmick" and don't address the problems of over-prescribing, addiction and overdose deaths, says a commentary published Monday in the Canadian Medical Association Journal. Among the tamper-resistant opioids is OxyNeo, a re-formulation of OxyContin approved in Canada in 2011 and designed to make it difficult for non-medicinal users to crush the pill so it could be snorted or prepared for injection to achieve a quicker and more potent high.

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  13. 2 Florida State Prison Guards Arrested for Drug DealingRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 2 | WCTV Tallahassee

    Authorities say they've arrested two prison guards in connection with a large-scale pain pill distribution ring at Florida State Prison. The Bradford County Sheriff's Office reports that corrections officer Dylan Hilliard was arrested June 11 after detectives purchased Oxycodone from him.

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  14. Loss of Toyota's first female executive is blow to Japan's diversity driveRead the original story

    Thursday Jul 2 | The Japan Times

    The resignation of Toyota Motor Corp.'s first female executive, who lasted just 90 days in the job, is a blow to Toyota's drive to make management ranks more international and accepting of female executives. It also deals a high-profile setback to Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, who has made empowering women a priority to help modernize and jump-start the nation's economy, including calling on Japan Inc. to have women in 30 percent of leadership roles by the end of the decade.

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  15. Pregnant woman may be addicted to pain medicationRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 2 | The London Free Press

    DEAR AMY: My brother's wife is pregnant and I'm concerned for the health of the baby. She is addicted to Percocet.

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  16. Ask Amy: Address medication addictionRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 2 | San Jose Mercury News

    DEAR AMY: My brother's wife is pregnant, and I'm concerned. She is addicted to Percocet.

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  17. Toyota's First Female Executive Resigns After Drug ArrestRead the original story

    Wednesday Jul 1 | Bloomberg

    Connecting decision makers to a dynamic network of information, people and ideas, Bloomberg quickly and accurately delivers business and financial information, news and insight around the world. Toyota Motor Corp.'s first female executive lasted just 90 days in the job, resigning two weeks after a drug-related arrest and dealing a setback to President Akio Toyoda's efforts to diversify management ranks.

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  18. Toyota's 1st female manager resigns 2 weeks after drug-related arrestRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 1 | Stars and Stripes

    Toyota's first female executive lasted just 90 days in the job, resigning two weeks after a drug-related arrest and dealing a setback to efforts by President Akio Toyoda to diversify its management ranks. American Julie Hamp, 55, Toyota's chief communications officer and one of the company's highest-ranking non-Japanese executives, gave notice of her resignation Tuesday.

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  19. Florida State Prison Guards Arrested For Drug DealingRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 1 | CBS Local

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  20. Toyota's First Female Executive Resigns in Blow to DiversityRead the original story

    Wednesday Jul 1 | The Washington Post

    Julie Hamp, 55, Toyota's chief communications officer and one of the company's highest-ranking non-Japanese executives, gave notice of her resignation Tuesday. Toyota said a day later that it accepted the resignation, citing the concerns and inconvenience raised by her June 18 arrest for allegedly importing prescription painkillers that require prior permission before they can be brought into Japan.

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