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23 hrs ago | Consumer Reports
It starts with drugs such as OxyContin , Percocet , and Vicodin -prescription narcotics that can make days bearable if you are recovering from surgery or suffering from cancer.
Thursday | Edmonton Journal
A 39-year-old Grande Prairie man has been charged for allegedly attempting to import a courier parcel filled with hundreds of Oxycodone pills through the Edmonton International Airport last week.
Thursday | KSLA-TV Shreveport
A federal appeals court has upheld the 15-year prison sentence of a Louisiana businessman for distributing oxycodone and methadone in eastern Kentucky illegally through pain clinic patients.
Thursday | WLFI-TV West Lafayette
A 20-year survey released this month by the Tippecanoe County Coroner's Office gives a clear picture of most dangerous drugs on local streets.
Thursday | News 4 Jax
Prescription painkillers like OxyContin, Percocet and Vicodin can make days bearable if you're suffering, but they can be as addictive as heroin and just as deadly.
With a booming startup culture cranked up by competitive VPs and adrenaline-driven coders and a tendency for stressed-out managers to look the other way, illicit drugs and black-market painkillers have become part of the landscape in Silicon Valley.
A record number of people have died in the Mahoning Valley and state-wide because of the heroin and opiate epidemic plaguing the nation.
Kent Police are asking for help to identify a man wanted in connection with a robbery at a Rite Aid store, 105 Washington Ave. N., where he used an iPhone to tell clerks he had a gun and wanted oxycodone.
FDA Approves Purdue Pharma's Hard-to-Abuse Narcotic Painkiller July 28, 2014 By Renee Morad , BioSpace.com Breaking News Staff The Food and Drug Administration approved a drug combining oxycodone and naloxone that is designed to discourage abuse by those addicted to painkillers.
Not so many months ago, prescription painkillers were blamed for most of the drug-related woes in Washington County, from crime to overdoses.
But on Thursday, a federal judge sent Dr. Ronald John Heromin, 58, of Brandon to 20 years in prison anyway for illicitly prescribing thousands of pain pills around Tampa and Miami.
The Police Department's new High Intensity Drug Interdiction Team arrested a resident of Feaster Apartments Friday on a charge alleging his sale of Oxycodone, said Deputy Police Chief Corey MacDonald.
In a call for proposals published Friday, the federal government said it's looking for suggestions on how to make prescribing safer, including better training and education for the health professionals giving out these powerful painkillers - badly needed by some but fatal for others.
Updated: Thu Jul 31, 2014 07:27 pm
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