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2 hrs ago | Mental Help Net
Researchers found that between 2007 and 2011, about 44 percent of people receiving Social Security Disability Insurance benefits were prescribed narcotic painkillers each year.
2 hrs ago | The Charlotte Observer
Dr. Steven Skorman, a foot doctor in Shelby, is among 21 people arrested this week by Cleveland County authorities in what investigators said is a crackdown on prescription drug abuse.
2 hrs ago | LongIsland.com
Schumer: DEA Has Completed Final Step to Tighten Control of Hydrocodone, Among Most Highly Abused & Widely Prescribed Drugs in NY Washington, DC - August 22, 2014 - Today, U.S. Senator Charles E. Schumer announced that the Drug Enforcement Administration has heeded his call and will publish a final rule that changes the scheduling designation of ... (more)
6 hrs ago | The Family Badge
If convicted, Bams faces a minimum of 10 years to life in federal prison for the drug distribution violation and up to five years for the interstate transportation in aid of racketeering violation.
A California woman alleged to have trafficked in 10 kilograms of cocaine is going to remain in federal custody in Michigan.
Spice is synthetic marijuana that combines herbal and chemical ingredients that gives people who smoke it similar effects to marijuana.
Salt Lake County District Attorney Sim Gill and members of the Metro Narcotics Task Force address their recent successes - including the seizure of 31 pounds of heroin destined for the streets of Salt Lake City - at a press conference at the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration's Salt Lake City District Office on Thursday, Aug. 21, 2014.
Tough new restrictions on the powerful, highly addictive hydrocodone combination painkillers, such as Vicodin, will take effect in mid-October as the federal government elevates the opioid drug to Schedule II under the Controlled Substances Act.
Narcotic pain pills to face tougher regulations Tough new restrictions on the powerful, highly addictive hydrocodone combination painkillers will take effect in mid-October.
Warrants executed in suspected drug trafficking operation. A multi-agency investigation led authorities to Don and Daisy's Pharmacy Plus, in Owensboro.
A Minnesota state lawmaker who lost her 23-year-old daughter to a heroin overdose in 2007 carried legislation this past spring to help prevent similar deaths.
The federal government is finalizing new restrictions on hundreds of medicines containing hydrocodone, the highly addictive painkiller that has grown into the most widely prescribed drug in the U.S. The new rules mean that drugs like Vicodin, Lortab and other generic versions will be subject to the same prescribing rules as painkillers like codeine ... (more)
Sandra Kincaid, 63, of Maryville, Tn., on Monday, was sentenced to serve 470 months in prison by the Honorable Thomas A. Varlan, Chief U.S. District Judge.
Eisai has accused the US FDA of unlawfully shortening market exclusivity periods for Belviq and Fycompa by starting the countdown one year before either was scheduled by the DEA.
Marshall County Prosecutor Jeff Cramer was honored by the Drug Enforcement Administration this week for his work using a rare wiretap order to follow the activities of a five-person drug ring charged with dealing over $17,000 worth of oxycodone a month.
It didn't take long for the Prince of Pot Marc Emery to return to his old ways of delivering fire-and-brimstone speeches.
The US National Institute of Health said it is developing a new system to monitor emerging drug trends that will help health experts respond quickly to potential outbreaks of illicit drugs such as heroin and to identify increased use of designer synthetic compounds Powdered heroin is pictured in this undated handout photo courtesy of the United ... (more)
Updated: Fri Aug 22, 2014 11:05 am
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