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  1. More hits coming in sting on Mobile's national pill mill?Read the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Alabama Live

    The federal sting that brought down Mobile's national pill mill may ensnare some more targets before the case goes to trial. Federal prosecutors asked in a filing on Monday to delay the trial until the June 2016 trial term due to "likelihood of a superseding indictment" that contains additional criminal charges and co-defendants who may be tried together with Dr. Xiulu Ruan and Dr. John Patrick Couch .

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  2. Doctors Play A Role In The Opioid Addiction Epidemic, Study FindsRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | The Huffington Post

    We know how opioid addictions end: all too often, in death by overdose. About 16,000 Americans every year die of an overdose of opioid painkillers , such as oxycodone or fentanyl, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

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  3. Naloxone prescriptions creating hurdlesRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Esquimalt News

    Heather Hobbs, coordinator of harm reduction at AIDS Vancouver Island, shows off a vial of Naloxone from a Naloxone kit that is used to counter the effects of opioids such as fentanyl and heroin. The distribution of nearly 200 Naloxone kits in Victoria by AIDS Vancouver Island during the past two years has prevented numerous drug-related deaths.

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  4. Man Charged for Robbing Tiverton CVS at Knifepoint for Cash and DrugsRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Patch.com

    Police said witnesses outside the store and the staff of the CVS were instrumental in catching the 50-year-old suspect. A 50-year-old Wrentham, Mass., man is facing robbery and drug charges for robbing a Tiverton CVS at knifepoint and stealing two large bags filled with cash, Oxycodone, Oxycontin and Valium.

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  5. How Illegal Drug Markets Operate?Read the original story

    10 hrs ago | Psychology Today

    The field of economics offers insight into the understanding of the demand for drugs by consumers , and the supply of drugs by producers, traffickers and sellers. Illicit drugs are, after all, products that are bought and sold in markets, and consumption of them is thus influenced by the interaction of supply and demand.

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  6. Did legalizing medical pot save some Mainers from prescription painkiller deaths?Read the original story

    16 hrs ago | Bangor Daily News

    With a mixture of OxyContin and Dilaudid, a Washington County user prepares the the powerful codeine-based prescription drug to support his addiction. Bob DeLong Maine knows all too well the potential dangers of narcotic painkillers.

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  7. Gerald Surya, doctor from New Hyde Park with office at Kennedy...Read the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | Newsday

    A doctor who has an office at New York's Kennedy Airport is accused of selling oxycodone prescriptions to his patients, prosecutors said Thursday in announcing his arrest. Dr. Gerald Surya, 45, was arrested Thursday morning at his New Hyde Park home on 26 counts of criminal sale of a prescription, said Bridget Brennan, New York City's special narcotics prosecutor.

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  8. Editorial: Pill crackdown may boost heroin salesRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | El Paso Times

    Despite heroin's bogeyman status as one of the most dangerous and addictive drugs on the illicit market, the opium-based drug is staging a comeback across America. The expensive and circuitous route from distant Colombia, Afghanistan and Southeast Asia previously helped limit heroin's popularity in this country.

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  9. Purdue Pharma L.P. To Present Data From Research Studies at Annual ConferenceRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | BioSpace

    Assess each patient's risk prior to prescribing OXYCONTIN and monitor all patients regularly for the development of these behaviors or conditions [see Warnings and Precautions ]. Serious, life-threatening, or fatal respiratory depression may occur with use of OXYCONTIN.

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  10. Collegium To Present Highlights From Xtampza ER (Oxycodone...Read the original story

    Thursday | BioSpace

    Collegium Pharmaceutical, Inc. today announced that it will present data from the clinical development program for Xtampzaa ER, an abuse-deterrent, extended-release oral formulation of oxycodone, at PAINWeek 2015, taking place September 8-12, 2015 at The Cosmopolitan in Las Vegas. The five posters include results from a series of studies that evaluate the abuse-deterrent properties of Xtampza ER, conducted in accordance with guidance on abuse-deterrent opioids from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration , as well as data from Collegium's Phase 3 clinical trial.

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  11. Doctor with airport office allegedly sold oxycodone scriptsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    A doctor who has an office at New York's Kennedy Airport is accused of selling oxycodone prescriptions to his patients, prosecutors said Thursday in announcing his arrest. Dr. Gerald Surya , 45, was arrested Thursday morning at his Long Island home on 26 counts of criminal sale of a prescription, said Bridget Brennan , New York City's special narcotics prosecutor.

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  12. Collegium Pharmaceutical Raised to Hold at ZacksRead the original story

    Yesterday | AmericanBankingNews.com

    According to Zacks, "Collegium Pharmaceutical Inc. is a specialty pharmaceutical company. It develops and commercializes prescription and over-the-counter pharmaceuticals for the treatment of central nervous system, respiratory and skin related disorders.

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  13. TV Airline Pilot Doctor Accused of Pill Pushing Out of JFKRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | NBC New York

    A doctor who helps screen pilots for health and safety issues is accused of illegally selling drugs like oxycodone out of his offices at John F. Kennedy airport and another location in New York, officials said. Gerald Surya, an internist and senior aviation medical examiner, was arrested Thursday at his New Hyde Park home by Drug Enforcement Administration agents and investigators from the New York Special Narcotics Prosecutors office.

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  14. Purdue Pharma L.P. To Present Data from Research Studies at PAINWeek 2015 Annual ConferenceRead the original story

    Thursday | Freshnews

    Purdue Pharma L.P. will present results from 10 clinical and non-clinical research studies as well as host two satellite events during the 9 Annual PAINWeek Conference, taking place Sept. 8-12, 2015 in Las Vegas.

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  15. Two charged in alleged Upper Saddle River drug transactionRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | The Item

    A borough man faces multiple drug charges after allegedly selling $270 worth of the prescription pain reliever Roxicet to a Mahwah woman on Thursday, according to local police. Adam Bednarz, 24, faces third-degree charges for possessing and distributing Roxicet, which contains a narcotic pain reliever, and also is charged with possession of codeine, a narcotic painkiller and cough medicine, police said in a release.

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  16. Fentanyl hits East Kootenay streetsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | The Free Press

    A new form of synthetic Fentanyl is being sold in East Kootenay communities and health officials have issued a community warning about the drug. While the drug itself is an opiate used for pain management, the tablets being found on the street are illegally manufactured and are more toxic than the legitimate medication.

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  17. Fentanyl hits East KootenaysRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | The Free Press

    A new form of synthetic Fentanyl is being sold in East Kootenay communities and health officials have issued a community warning about the drug. While the drug itself is an opiate used for pain management, the tablets being found on the street are illegally manufactured and are more toxic than the legitimate medication.

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  18. 'A drug problem worse than ice'Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | NEWS.com.au

    YOU might think ice is the scourge of Australia these days. But we're killing ourselves in record numbers with prescribed drugs which are perfectly legal.

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  19. Dentists Drill Patients for Drug Abuse InformationRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 1 | MedlinePlus

    A new survey has found that more than three out of every four U.S. dentists ask their patients about illegal drug use. More than 1,200 dentists nationwide responded to the survey.

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  20. Officials: Drug Overdose Deaths At Record LevelRead the original story

    Wednesday Sep 2 | The Greenville Sun

    The number of lives lost in Greene County last year ranked in the double digits -- among the highest statewide, according to figures released Monday afternoon by the Tennessee Department of Health. More people died from drug overdoses in Tennessee last year than were killed in motor vehicle accidents, officials say.

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