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  1. Potential Billion-Dollar Verdict Rests on Disputed DeadlineRead the original story w/Photo

    29 min ago | Pharmaceutical Processing

    What does it cost to miss a deadline? For the company that makes the prescription painkiller Oxycontin, the answer could be more than $1 billion. Kentucky is suing Purdue Pharma on claims that the company misrepresented its prescription painkiller, resulting in a wave of addiction and increased medical costs across the state.

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  2. STATE v. JOHNSONRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | FindLaw

    ROGERS, C. J., and PALMER, ZARELLA, EVELEIGH, McDONALD and ESPINOSA, Js. Annacarina Jacob, senior assistant public defender, for the appellant .

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  3. Clean out your medicine cabinets, Snohomish County Sheriff urgesRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | My Edmonds

    S nohomish County is at "the epicenter" of heroin use in Washington state, County Sheriff Ty Trenary told members of the Lynnwood Chamber of Commerce during their monthly networking breakfast Thursday. One key to solving the problem? Ridding our medicine cabinets of all unused opiate-based pain medication.

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  4. Potential billion-dollar verdict rests on disputed deadlineRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | Greenwich Citizen

    What does it cost to miss a deadline? For the company that makes the prescription painkiller Oxycontin, the answer could be more than $1 billion. Kentucky is suing Purdue Pharma on claims that the company misrepresented its prescription painkiller, resulting in a wave of addiction and increased medical costs across the state.

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  5. Philly420: Gov. Christie's growing marijuana problemRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | Philly.com

    The potential presidential hopeful was forced to address the issue again this week after being confronted by activist Ed "NJWeedman" Forchion over a loudspeaker on the way out of his monthly radio program. The l ighthearted exchange between two of the most outspoken individuals in the Garden State was captured on video.

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  6. Southern Alberta reserve training people on use of fentanyl antidoteRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | The Winnipeg Free Press

    A southern Alberta reserve where two people died from what police believe was a potent amount of fentanyl is training people on the use of an antidote. Health officials from the Blood Tribe say the special drug kit could help save someone's life in the event of an overdose.

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  7. N.J. revokes license of doctor called 'major contributor to opiate abuse crisis'Read the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | NJ.com

    Acting Attorney General John Hoffman today announced the license revocation of an Ocean Township physician who prescription opiate painkillers indiscriminately. TRENTON - An Ocean Township physician convicted of tax evasion has now lost his medical license for trading cash for pain killers and being "a major contributor to the opiate abuse crisis" in New Jersey, acting Attorney General John J. Hoffman announced today.

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  8. 50% drop in opioid's use in SouthRead the original story

    21 hrs ago | The Otago Daily Times

    Prescribing of the opioid oxycodone has reduced by ''at least'' 50% in the past year at the two main southern hospitals, southern district medicines management committee chairman Dr Paul Tomlinson says. A surge in oxycodone use in the past decade or so in New Zealand has been a cause for concern in the health sector.

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  9. Dallas-Based Painkiller Distribution Scheme Built on Backs of Homeless, Feds SayRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | Dallas Observer

    The process, as described in a federal indictment unsealed Tuesday in Dallas, was simple. Recruiters would pay homeless people -- including residents of The Bridge shelter in downtown Dallas -- a fee, often $30, to visit a doctor's office.

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  10. HHS to fund more Narcan programs to halt opioid deathsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Windsor Beacon

    With death from heroin and prescription narcotics at epidemic levels, Health and Human Services officials said the department would put more federal money and effort behind programs to distribute naloxone, an overdose-reversal medicine to first responders and family members. The push for naloxone, which includes an expanded grants program for states to purchase the drug, is part of a new initiative to be announced Thursday by Health and Human Services Secretary Sylvia Burwell to reduce deaths from prescription painkillers, such as OxyContin and Vicodin, and heroin.

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  11. 14 Houston residents named in pill ring case that recruited homelessRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Chron

    Fourteen men and women from Houston have been charged in connection with a prescription drug distribution ring that spanned across the state and recruited the homeless to pose at patients at medical clinics to obtain prescriptions for the medications, federal officials said Wednesday. According to a federal indictment, 23 people total are accused of participating in a scheme to illicitly obtain prescriptions for pain medications, such as oxycodone and hydrocodone, and then distribute the drugs for profit in Houston, Austin, Dallas and Louisiana.

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  12. Tewksbury State Hospital pharmacy tech accused of Oxycodone theftRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Lowell Sun

    A former pharmacy technician at Tewksbury State Hospital is facing drug-trafficking charges after he was accused of rigging a pill dispensing machine to steal more than 4,000 Oxycodone pills from the hospital. Stephen E. Lebourdais, 33, of North Andover, was released on $4,500 cash bail after pleading not guilty in Lowell District Court on Wednesday to drug trafficking over 200 grams and larceny of a drug.

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  13. 'Massive' Oxycodone and Heroin Ring Busted in Rockland CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Patch.com

    State charges against 9 Rockland residents were unveiled today as well as federal charges against 17 from Rockland, Orange and the Bronx. UPDATE : The Rockland County District Attorney's Office has released the names of nine people facing state charges in "Operation True Blue," today's round-up of an alleged network of drug-traffickers by state and federal law enforcement.

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  14. Austin man linked to pain meds scamRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | KXAN-TV Austin

    A prescription drug ring using homeless people involves a man from Austin. On Wednesday, federal prosecutors announced 23 people were indicted with one count of conspiracy to distribute a controlled substance.

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  15. Phosphagenics Limited Signs License Agreement To Expand TPM-Based...Read the original story

    Tuesday Mar 24 | BioSpace

    POH signs a license agreement with Integrated Animal Health for access to the United Kingdom and the Republic of Ireland Integrated Animal Health to sign a distribution agreement with UK-based Denis Brinicombe Group Agreement is subject to the purchase of minimum quantities of TPMA and royalties. 25 March 2015, Melbourne: Australian drug delivery company, Phosphagenics Limited , announced that it has granted Integrated Animal Health a four year exclusive license to manufacture and sell animal nutrition products that incorporate the Company's proprietary vitamin E phosphate technology .

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  16. Egalet to hire up to 60 sales reps for launch of two pain medicinesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Business Journal

    Egalet Corp. said Wednesday it is putting together a 50- to 60-person sales force as it gets ready to launch promotional activities for two pain medicines the company acquired in January . Luitpold Pharmaceuticals of Eagleville, Pa., and Oxaydo, which it bought from from Acura Pharmaceuticals of Palatine, Ill.

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  17. Egalet Provides Commercial Update On SPRIX And OXAYDORead the original story

    Tuesday Mar 24 | BioSpace

    SPRIX is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug indicated in adult patients for the short-term management of moderate to moderately severe pain that requires analgesia at the opioid level. OXAYDO, the first and only approved immediate-release oxycodone product formulated to discourage abuse via snorting, is approved in for the management of acute and chronic moderate to severe pain where the use of an opioid analgesic is appropriate.

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  18. Egalet announces plans to commercialize SPRIX Nasal Spray and OXAYDO tabletsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Medical News

    Egalet Corporation , a fully integrated specialty pharmaceutical company focused on developing, manufacturing and marketing innovative pain treatments, today announced its plans for the commercialization of SPRIX Nasal Spray and OXAYDO tablets for oral use only CII. SPRIX is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug indicated in adult patients for the short-term management of moderate to moderately severe pain that requires analgesia at the opioid level.

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  19. Egalet Provides Commercial Update on SPRIXA and OXAYDOaRead the original story

    Wednesday | Sys-Con Media

    SPRIX is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug indicated in adult patients for the short-term management of moderate to moderately severe pain that requires analgesia at the opioid level. OXAYDO, the first and only approved immediate-release oxycodone product formulated to discourage abuse via snorting, is approved in for the management of acute and chronic moderate to severe pain where the use of an opioid analgesic is appropriate.

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  20. Jeff Carlson: Clearing the MMD smokeRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Vallejo Times-Herald

    These are three rock solid, rational arguments. They are countered with vague feelings of unease, suspicions that not all medical marijuana patients have legitimate medical conditions, and a hazy version of the tired old “gateway drug” guilt by association theme.

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