Woman arrested in Operation Clean Sweep jailed for drug trafficking
A 22-year-old Charlottetown woman was sentenced Wednesday in provincial court to serve eight months in the provincial correctional centre for trafficking in hydromorphone.
Wed Aug 27, 2014
Acura Pharmaceuticals Receives Grant From National Institutes of...
The Grant is based on a proposal submitted by the Company to advance the development of a self-regulating hydromorphone tablet intended to deter abuse by excess oral consumption of the tablets.
Mon Aug 25, 2014
The Chronicle Herald
Dartmouth drug raids net three men
At 6 p.m., they took a warrant to an apartment in the 100 block of Primrose Street.
A Better Way to Approach Pain, and America's Pain-Pill Epidemic
You may have noticed headlines about the rise of prescription drugs as a major cause of addiction and death by overdose.
Fri Aug 22, 2014
Given a Third Chance, Probation is Revoked and Remainder of Prison Sentence Imposed
Curt Bolin, 25, of Wabash, appeared in Marshall Superior Court No. 1 to face several allegations of violating his probation.
Sun Aug 17, 2014
Northwest Florida Daily News
Man doesn't know how pills got into vehicle
A 44-year-old Niceville man facing drug charges told officers he didn't know how someone else's prescription pills got into his vehicle.
Fri Aug 15, 2014
Fla. Chief: Drug Tracking System Would Have Found Theft
Aug. 14--STUART -- A vigilant Martin County Fire Rescue worker enabled the department to quickly identify a firefighter paramedic who allegedly stole a pain medication from an ambulance and injected himself while on-duty.
Wed Aug 13, 2014
Louisiania government lied to hospital about death penalty drugs
The Louisiana Department of Corrections deceived a hospital in southwest Louisiana into providing it with a drug to be used in executions, according to a report from the New Orleans-area investigative journalism outfit The Lens.
Tue Aug 12, 2014
The Columbus Dispatch
Dennis McGuire's execution was not 'humane,' doctor says
A sworn statement from a California anesthesiologist says that Dennis McGuire probably experienced "true pain and suffering" in his Jan. 16 execution, contrary to the opinion of Ohio prison officials.
Foster's Daily Democrat
Jury selection in drug diversion case set for Dec. 8
A tentative jury selection date in December has been scheduled for the trial of Donald Penney, a former Frisbie Memorial Hospital employee charged with diverting narcotic medication from patients.
Mon Aug 11, 2014
Records show inmate got 15 times usual drug dose
During the nearly two hours it took for an Arizona death row inmate to die last week, executioners injected him with 15 times the amount of a sedative and a painkiller that they originally intended to use, according to documents released Friday.
Recipe for Disaster: The Difficulties of Concocting a Lethal Injection
"The simplest [execution] I know of is the guillotine. And I'm not at all opposed to bringing it back.
Ohio's death-penalty moratorium extended until next January
A federal judge has extended a temporary moratorium on executions in Ohio until Jan. 15, 2015 to allow more time for the state to implement a new lethal-injection procedure.
Sun Aug 10, 2014
Hospital Says It Was Tricked Into Selling Drugs for an Execution
When Louisiana ran out of lethal injection drugs this year, officials announced the state would switch to a new two-drug cocktail.
The Raw Story
Louisiana Dept. of Corrections tricks hospital into supplying drug for execution cocktail
According to a report in The Lens , the Louisiana Department of Correctinos tricked a hospital into providing one of the ingredients in a drug cocktail it was going to use in an execution.
Fri Aug 08, 2014
DURECT Corporation Announces Second Quarter 2014 Financial Results And Update Of Programs
"In the near future we expect to send to the FDA the POSIDUR briefing package for our face-to-face meeting scheduled for late September.
State Tricks Hospital Into Giving It Hard-To-Find Execution Drugs
As state officials scramble to get the drugs they need to execute condemned prisoners, they've run into repeated roadblocks thanks to members of the medical community , who say that helping with executions violates their code of ethics .
In rush to find lethal injection drug, prison officials turned to a hospital
In January, as the date of Christopher Sepulvado's execution approached, the Louisiana Department of Corrections did not have the drugs it needed to carry out his death sentence.
Thu Aug 07, 2014
The Chronicle Herald
Man facing charges after police seize stolen vehicle, drugs
A 25-year-old man is in custody facing charges for possession of hydromorphone and possession of stolen property after Cape Breton regional police and RCMP stopped a vehicle on Main Street in Glace Bay on Wednesday.
Wed Aug 06, 2014
Missouri execution on schedule despite outcry over botched injections
This article titled "Missouri execution on schedule despite outcry over botched injections" was written by Tom Dart in Houston, for theguardian.com on Tuesday 5th August 2014 16.31 UTC The first US execution since the drawn-out death of Joseph Wood is scheduled for Wednesday in Missouri, where Michael Worthington is set to die for the 1995 murder ... (more)