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  1. Two ex-NFL players describe loose drug practicesRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | The Washington Post

    Federal drug agents conducted surprise inspections of NFL team medical staffs on Sunday as part of an ongoing investigation into prescription drug abuse in the league. The Post's Sally Jenkins explains what happened and why.

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  2. Fighting addiction with another drugRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Columbian

    Amber Mellen was a newlywed when her soldier husband was killed in Iraq. Just 18 years old, she turned to pain pills to dull the grief.

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  3. Cannabis crop ideal for northRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Townsville Bulletin

    THE proposed legalisation of medicinal marijuana would help ease the pain of chronically ill people and also boost the North Queensland economy. Federal Member for Dawson George Christensen, who has backed proposed new laws for medicinal cannabis, believes North Queensland could benefit from the introduction of a new crop.

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  4. 9 Investigates rising number of drug-addicted babiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | WFTV Orlando

    Channel 9 anchor Vanessa Welch examined the cause of the increase and spoke to a local mother who said she was terrified she might lose her baby because of her addiction. Despite that fear, the mother told Welch she couldn't kick her habit during her pregnancy.

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  5. Moonshine still, sugar, corn, pills found in YawkeyRead the original story

    Wednesday | Lincoln Journal

    An operation by the Lincoln County Sheriff's Drug Enforcement Unit, last week, led to the discovery of a moonshine still, a large amount of corn and sugar, cash, and hundreds of pain pills with an estimated street value of $50,000. The operation involved the use of a confidential informant.

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  6. Novus Medical Detox Center Calls for Awareness and Action in Response ...Read the original story

    Wednesday | Freshnews

    According to a government report released in September, America's ongoing battle against substance abuse has experienced both wins and losses in recent years: while prescription pain reliever use declined between 2012 and 2013, heroin use increased over the same period . Another study published in October echoed these findings, revealing that fatal heroin overdoses have risen sharply even as prescription painkiller deaths have decreased .

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  7. Dad with backache died after accidentally drinking dying man's morphine-based medicineRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 25 | Mirror.co.uk

    Martin Ball had no idea the medicine had been prescribed to his friend's dying grandfather to ease his pain during a terminal illness Tragic Martin Ball had been drinking all night when he complained to a pal that his back was hurting and raided their medicine condition. Mr Ball, 28, found a bottle of OxyNorm, a high-strength medicine prescribed to his friend Terri Blanchard's late grandfather three year earlier - at the back of the cupboard, drank some and fell asleep on the sofa.

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  8. FDA Approves New, Hard-to-Abuse PainkillerRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 25 | NBC Philadelphia

    Federal health regulators on Thursday approved the first hard-to-abuse version of the painkiller hydrocodone, offering an alternative to a similar medication that has been widely criticized for lacking such safeguards. The Food and Drug Administration approved Purdue Pharma's Hysingla ER for patients with severe, round-the-clock pain that cannot be managed with other treatments.

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  9. Painkiller Remoxy (Oxycodone) May Still See An NDA Refiling By Mid-2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 25 | Seeking Alpha

    Pfizer announced it was returning the Remoxy rights to the initial filers of the NDA, Pain Therapeutics, the shares of which sank 53% on the news. However, a search on ClinicalTrials.gov reveals that Pfizer has completed all the necessary Phase I bioequivalence trials required to address the FDA's last Complete Response Letter.

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  10. "Opioids Market Overview to 2023 - Opioids in Western Europe" is now...Read the original story

    Tuesday Nov 25 | PR-inside.com

    The estimated revenues for 2013 are highest in the UK, which held a share of 52%, followed by Germany with 20%. Spain had the lowest in terms of both consumption and revenues .

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  11. Back agony dad died accidentally taking deadly morphine-based painkillerRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 24 | Daily Star

    Martin Ball had consumed a large amount of alcohol when he complained to his friends about the pain and raided a medicine cabinet for medication relief. But the 28-year-old plasterer found a bottle of "end of life" painkiller OxyNorm which had been prescribed three years earlier to his friend Terri Blanchard's grandad.

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  12. Police Offering $2,000 Reward for Help Finding Suspects in Pharmacy RobberyRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 24 | Patch.com

    Police are asking for the public's help and offering a $2,000 reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of three masked men who robbed a pharmacy in Richmond on Friday, police said today. Police responded to a report of a robbery at a pharmacy at 139 W. Richmond Ave. in Point Richmond, said Sgt.

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  13. VA: Too many pills, not enough careRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Nov 1 | Glenwood Springs Post-Independent

    Except during a marriage that lasted nearly 20 years, his life was marked by wrecked cars, fights, addiction, two gunshot wounds and, in his youth, several jail stints. He dropped out of high school in 1961.

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  14. Robbers loot Richmond pharmacyRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Nov 22 | SFBay

    Police are asking for the public's help and offering a $2,000 reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of three masked men who robbed a pharmacy in Richmond on Friday, police said today. Police responded to a report of a robbery at a pharmacy at 139 W. Richmond Ave. in Point Richmond, said Sgt.

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  15. Richmond Police Seeking 3 Masked Men who Robbed PharmacyRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Nov 22 | KRON 4

    Police are asking for the public's help and offering a $2,000 reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of three masked men who robbed a pharmacy in Richmond on Friday, police said Saturday. Police responded to a report of a robbery at a pharmacy at 139 W. Richmond Ave. in Point Richmond, said Sgt.

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  16. Daring daytime takeover robbery at Point Richmond pharmacyRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Nov 22 | The Sunnyvale Sun

    A daring, daytime takeover robbery of a Point Richmond pharmacy Friday resulted in the loss of "a large amount" of narcotic pills with huge street value, Richmond Police said Saturday. Three masked African-American men in their 20s entered Point Pharmacy, 139 W. Richmond Ave., at about 1:20 p.m. Friday, Sgt.

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  17. High In OhioRichland OD deaths at 21 this yearRichland OD deaths at...Read the original story

    Saturday Nov 22 | News Journal

    One of those involved a recent case. Kenneth Stimens, 53, died of an oxycodone overdose on Aug. 9, according to the coroner's office.

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  18. Employees sent to prison in Port Orange doctor pill ring investigationRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 21 | Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

    Prosecutors appear to be tightening a noose around a Port Orange doctor accused of running a pill mill in which authorities say he traded pain-pill prescriptions for hundreds of thousands of dollars and sex with some female patients. Dr. Ataur Rahman, 58, was charged in July 2011 with one count each of racketeering, conspiracy to commit racketeering and money laundering and four counts of drug trafficking.

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  19. Athens woman convicted of manslaughter in 'pain pill' murder caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 20 | Athens Banner-Herald

    A Clarke County Superior Court on Wednesday convicted an Athens woman of manslaughter for the stabbing death nearly four years ago of a man who went to her home to buy drugs. After two days of deliberations, jurors acquitted Briana Dewawn Hood of malice murder and felony murder found, but convicted her of voluntary manslaughter.

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  20. Behavioral flexibility impaired after exposure to oxycodoneRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 17 | Science Daily

    Brief usage of the painkiller oxycodone may impair behavioral flexibility even after that use ends, suggesting impaired decision-making as an enduring consequence of exposure, according to a study. Brief usage of the painkiller oxycodone may impair behavioral flexibility even after that use ends, suggesting impaired decision-making as an enduring consequence of exposure, according to a study conducted at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai and published November 17 in the journal Learning and Memory .

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