Federal authorities raided a Longwood pain management clinic Friday, where at least one physician has already been investigated by the state for his prescribing practices.
Libby Blackburn said Dr. Harold Sleight prescribed 600 methadone pills and 90 oxycodone pills to her son in July 2009.
A nurse practioner in Murfreesboro has been arrested on a federal indictment that alleges she obtained a schedule three drug by fraudulent misrepresentation.
Jeffery Fred Cox Jr., 37, is charged with possession of Oxycodone. He is the owner of Murphy Drugs in Thomasville and holds a pharmacist licence.
Walgreen Co., the largest U.S. drugstore chain, has agreed to pay $80 million in civil penalties to resolve allegations that it violated federal rules governing the distribution of prescription painkillers.
A city Sanitation worker from West Brighton is accused of faking an MRI so he could get a prescription for the painkiller oxycodone.
Counterfeit OxyContin pills are on Peterborough streets. The arrival of the knockoffs, containing high doses of fentanyl, has City police concerned.
QRxPharma Limited announced today that the United States Patent and Trademark Office issued the Company U.S. Patent #8,461,171 titled "Hybrid Opioid Compounds and Compositions," which expires in 2031.
A federal jury found a 74-year-old Montgomery County doctor guilty of distribution of a controlled substance resulting in death, illegally distributing oxycodone, money laundering, conspiracy to distribute controlled substances and other charges Tuesday.
Walgreens, the nation's largest drugstore chain, will pay $80 million in fines to end a DEA probe into allegations it allowed millions of controlled substances, including the highly addictive painkiller oxycodone, to reach the black market.
Walgreens has agreed to pay a record-breaking $80 million penalty to resolve a U.S. Drug Enforcement Administrative investigation into the company's dispensing practices in Florida, including at an Oviedo pharmacy.
Detectives from the Ocean County Prosecutor's newly formed Special Operations Group-Southern Enforcement Unit and Stafford police arrested Seth J. Kaplan, 42, who lives in the Manahawkin section of town and worked at CentraState Medical Center in Freehold Township.
A federal grand jury Thursday returned a 27-count indictment against Terrill Eugene Brown, 61, of Visalia, charging him with conspiracy to dispense oxycodone, dispensing of oxycodone and hydrocodone, and structuring currency transactions to avoid bank reporting requirements, United States Attorney Benjamin B. Wagner and Fresno County District ... (more)