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Hillbilly Heroin Over-Prescribed
"Oxycodone has contributed to a number of deaths in New Zealand in recent years, yet the Government isn't doing anything to curb rising prescription numbers.
8 hrs ago
Warning on overuse of hillbilly heroin
Alarming prescription rates for an addictive painkiller known as "hillbilly heroin" have prompted a nationwide call for doctors to curb its use.
12 hrs ago
The Washington Post
Nektar Therapeutics Rises on Opioid Trial: San Francisco Mover
Nektar Therapeutics rose the most in 11 months after a study of its new slow-release painkiller showed it may not lead to abuse of the drug.
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Applied Clinical Trials
Nektar Therapeutics Presents Positive Data from Human Abuse Liability ...
Nektar Therapeutics Presents Positive Data from Human Abuse Liability Study for NKTR-181, a First-in-Class Investigational Opioid to Treat Chronic Pain, at 2013 Annual Meeting of The College on Problems of Drug Dependence NKTR-181 rates similar to placebo on "drug liking" and "feeling high" scores at all doses studied and differentiates from the ... (more)
Tue Jun 18, 2013
The Review Times
Area doctor pleads guilty to participating in pill mill
A Findlay physician has pleaded guilty to drug distribution conspiracy for his role in a pill mill.
Police Incident Report Filed for Stolen Pain Medication in Murfreesboro - For a Third Time
Aggravated assault, theft, and aggravated robbery are the descriptive words that outline a recent incident at Center Pointe Apartments on Old Lascassas Pike in Murfreesboro, according to a police incident report filed on Monday evening.
Purdue Pharma L.P. to Present Data Describing Changes in Oxycodone...
Purdue Pharma L.P. to Present Data Describing Changes in Oxycodone Abuse in Rural Kentucky Following the Introduction of Reformulated Oxycontin at the College on Problems of Drug Dependence 2013 Annual Meeting Staying up-to-date has never been simpler.
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Mon Jun 17, 2013
Doctor who worked in Georgetown pain clinic pleads guilty in pill case
A doctor who worked in pain clinics in Georgetown and Dry Ridge pleaded guilty Monday to a federal charge that he conspired to distribute and dispense oxycodone "outside the scope of professional practice and not for a legitimate medical purpose."
Sun Jun 16, 2013
New Research Paves the Way for Oxycontin, Vicodin Alternatives
Researchers have discovered a novel way to handle moderate to severe pain that paves the way for lower dosage painkillers.
Sat Jun 15, 2013
Green Bay Press-Gazette
The devastating effects of heroin
The day that her 34-year-old son died of a heroin overdose plays over and over in one Manitowoc mother's mind.
Fri Jun 14, 2013
The Orlando Sentinel
RX for Danger Agents raid Longwood pain clinic
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.
Physician's assistant caught on video selling prescriptions -exclusive
Christopher Lister was caught in a sting by the Drug Enforcement Administration.
Thu Jun 13, 2013
Mother responds to sentence
Libby Blackburn said Dr. Harold Sleight prescribed 600 methadone pills and 90 oxycodone pills to her son in July 2009.
Nurse Practioner Arrested on Drug Related Charges - To Appear in Federal Court
A nurse practioner in Murfreesboro has been arrested on a federal indictment that alleges she obtained a schedule three drug by fraudulent misrepresentation.
Thomasville pharmacy owner arrested on drug charges
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.
The News Journal
Stopping pill abuse
State police investigator Donna Farra once had to call as many as 40 pharmacies to track down where people suspected of abusing painkillers were buying their pills.
Wed Jun 12, 2013
Insurance Journal West
Walgreen Agrees to Record $80M Settlement Over Distribution of Painkillers
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.
City Sanitation worker from Staten Island accused of faking MRI to get painkillers
A city Sanitation worker from West Brighton is accused of faking an MRI so he could get a prescription for the painkiller oxycodone.
Watch out for counterfeit Oxy: Peterborough police
Counterfeit OxyContin pills are on Peterborough streets. The arrival of the knockoffs, containing high doses of fentanyl, has City police concerned.