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  1. CVS pays $22 million to settle painkiller prescription allegationsRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | McKnightsonline.com

    While the long-term care industry continues seeking internal solutions to stem drug diversion and over-prescribing of powerful painkillers and opioids, federal and state law enforcement agencies are beginning to raise the heat on sources like physicians and pharmacists. The latest high-profile case recently ended with national pharmacy behemoth CVS agreeing to pay a $22 million fine to settle allegations that two of its Florida pharmacies violated the Controlled Substances Act by filling bogus oxycodone prescriptions over a three-year period.

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  2. Pill mill bustRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | News 4 Jax

    A south florida woman is the main focus of an investigation of a "pill mill" that investigators say is linked to deaths of eight patients around Florida. SLEEPING, HAILEY WINSLOW, THE LOCAL STATION.

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  3. Florida Pill Mill Doctor and Clinic Owners Charged with Racketeering and Eight Counts of ManslaughterRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Capital Soup

    Eight employees of Real Care Medical Group have been arrested for racketeering, conspiracy to commit racketeering and eight counts of manslaughter. According to the investigation, Dr. Lynn Averill issued prescriptions of alprazolam, methadone and oxycodone without medical necessity, causing overdose deaths of at least eight patients.

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  4. 7 people arrested in pill mill bustRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Local10.com

    Bondi said Dr. Lynn Averill, who has since had her license pulled, sold oxycodone to addicts and drug dealers with the help of seven others. One person is still at large.

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  5. Owner, doctor at medical office arrestedRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | WESH-TV

    The owner, doctor and staff members of a medical office have been arrested for operating a non-registered pain clinic and illegally prescribing medicine, according to the Metropolitan Bureau of Investigation. Bob Kealing has the story.

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  6. Doctor, Employees Charged in Pill Mill InvestigationRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | CBS Local

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  7. Feds bust pill mills that caused 9 deathsRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | News 4 Jax

    Seven owners and operators of now-defunct pain clinics with offices across Florida -- including on in Jacksonville -- along with a physician they employed, are facing racketeering, conspiracy and manslaughter charges after investigators linked them to at least eight overdose deaths. According to the investigation, Dr. Lynn Averill and Real Care Medical Group issued prescriptions of alprazolam, methadone and oxycodone without medical necessity.

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  8. Heroin antidote, Narcan, possibly saved man's life in Macomb CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | MLive.com

    The brain has many receptors for opioids. An overdose occurs when too much of an opioid fits in too many receptors, stopping the person's breathing.

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  9. Orlando clinic owner, doctor, staff arrested in pill mill bustRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | WFTV Orlando

    Agents from the Metropolitan Bureau of Investigation arrested the owner of Unique Health Care on Millenia Boulevard in Orlando, along with a doctor and two other staff members during a pill mill bust, investigators said. During an investigation, agents said they found that a majority of the prescriptions written for controlled substances and issued by Dr. Donald Charles Edwards were not medically necessary.

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  10. Orlando pain clinic owner, doctor arrested, officials sayRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | Orlando Homicide Report

    Authorities arrested today the owner and several employees of an unlicensed Orlando pain clinic, saying the clinic was handing out prescriptions for highly-addictive and lethal narcotics without medical need. Ronald Van Der Kuijl, who owns the Unique Health Care on Millenia Boulevard, is facing charges of operating a non-registered pain clinic and illegally prescribing controlled substances, according to the Metropolitan Bureau of Investigation.

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  11. Kevin McEnroe on His Mom Tatum O'Neal: I Thought She Was Choosing Drugs Over UsRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | KLAL-FM Little Rock

    As a young boy, Kevin McEnroe knew his mom, Tatum O'Neal, was struggling with drugs, even if he didn't understand the details of her heroin addiction. "I would lock myself in my room because it was hard to be around her not acting like herself," McEnroe tells PEOPLE.

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  12. Feds bust Alabama doctors, as state leads nation in pain pill useRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | Alabama Live

    He wrote them for his housekeeper, Margaret, her son Willie, Willie's daughter Raven, Willie's girlfriend Susie, and four other people, according to his plea agreement. Specifically, Lodewick wrote prescriptions for the powerful opiates oxycodone, morphine sulfate, norcos, and the narcotic stimulant adderall, his plea agreement states.

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  13. Why IntelliPharmaCeutics Just Had A Big TuesdayRead the original story

    Tuesday | Benzinga

    IntelliPharmaCeutics International Inc. spiked Tuesday after the company obtained fast-track designation for its Rexista Oxycodone treatment designed to deter abuse. The Ontario-based company said the designation from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration could potentially result in accelerated approval for the product.

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  14. Intellipharmaceuticals (IPCI) Stock Rises on Rexista Fast Track DesignationRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | TheStreet.com

    Fast track designation mandates the FDA expedite the review process for drugs that treat serious illnesses and demonstrate the potential to address unmet medical needs. Oxycontin is a popular narcotic pain reliever used to alleviate moderate to severe pain in patients and is an extremely addictive opioid.

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  15. FDA Grants Fast Track Designation For IntelliPharmaCeutics Rexista...Read the original story

    Monday May 25 | BioSpace

    Intellipharmaceutics International Inc. , a pharmaceutical company specializing in the research, development and manufacture of novel and generic controlled-release and targeted-release oral solid dosage drugs, today announced that the United States Food and Drug Administration has reviewed the Company's request for Fast Track designation for its abuse deterrent Rexistaa Oxycodone XR extended-release tablets development program incorporating its Paradoxical OverDose Resistance Activating System and has concluded that it meets the criteria for Fast Track designation. Fast Track is a designation assigned by the FDA in response to an applicant's request which meets FDA criteria.

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  16. Egalet To Present At Upcoming Conferences In JuneRead the original story

    Monday May 25 | BioSpace

    He will provide an update on Egalet's marketed product SPRIXA Nasal Spray, approved product OXAYDO tablets for oral use only CII and Guardian Technology product candidates, Egalet-001, an abuse-deterrent, extended release morphine, and Egalet-002, an abuse-deterrent, extended-release oxycodone. Mr. Radie will present at the following conferences: Both presentations will be audio webcast live and available for replay at Egalet's website at .

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  17. Changing drugs' formula may deter abuseRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | The Columbus Dispatch

    Using the serrated metal strap from a radiator clamp like a food grater, Mark Voils vigorously worked to shave a powerful painkiller pill into powder to be snorted or liquefied and injected with a hypodermic needle. He tried to melt the pill in water in a spoon heated by a cigarette lighter, but it just turned into a slippery mess.

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  18. Manchin asks drug wholesalers to release pain-pill recordsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Logan Banner

    U.S. Sen. Joe Manchin is urging the nation's largest drug wholesalers to release records that would show the number of prescription painkillers the companies have shipped to West Virginia over the past decade.

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  19. The face of an addictRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 23 | Tribune-Chronicle

    When Amy Jo Giovannone's daughter, a soccer star at Maplewood High School, needed surgery to correct a severe curvature of her spine at 15, Giovannone thought the operation would put an end to her only child's misery. Tribune Chronicle / R. Michael Semple Amy Jo Giovannone cleans the gravestone she had designed for her 23-year-old daughter.

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  20. DEA raids clinics, pharmacies in 'pill mill' crackdownRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 23 | WDUN-AM Gainesville

    Authorities raided medical clinics, pharmacies and other locations across the South on Wednesday as part of a Drug Enforcement Administration attempt to thwart illegal prescription drug sales. The raids in Arkansas, Alabama, Louisiana and Mississippi were the latest stage of an operation launched last summer by the Drug Enforcement Administration's drug diversion unit, which has now netted 280 arrests over more than a year, including 22 doctors and pharmacists.

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