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  1. Tennessee Might Take Risk to Wean TennCare Users Off PainkillersRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | News Max

    Take a painkiller in pill form like OxyContin. Grind it, crush it, melt it, and snort it and you get an immediate high.

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  2. 824 fentanyl pills seized by Edmonton policeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Edmonton Journal

    Officers with the Edmonton Drug and Gang Enforcement unit made the seizure after executing a search warrant April 22 at a home in the area of 102nd Avenue and 117th Street April 22, Edmonton police said Friday in a written statement. The seizure included 824 fentanyl pills with a street value of $41,200, 14 grams of cocaine with a street value of $800, and $8,300 in cash.

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  3. N.J. doctor pleaded guilty to writing painkiller prescriptions for phony patientsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | The Jersey Journal

    Acting Attorney General John Hoffman, seen in this file photo, announced Friday the first arrest by a new task force cracking down on doctors who run "pill mills." John O'Boyle/The Star-Ledger) TRENTON - A Roselle Park doctor pleaded guilty Friday to conspiring to sell prescriptions of oxycodone and profiting from "the deadly epidemic of opiate abuse in New Jersey," acting Attorney General John J. Hoffman announced.

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  4. Man charged after large fentanyl seizure in central EdmontonRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | GlobalNews

    A 33-year-old man has been arrested and charged after police seized a large quantity of fentanyl earlier this week. Members of the Edmonton Drug and Gang Enforcement Unit searched a residence in the area of 102 Avenue and 117 Street on Wednesday.

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  5. South Jersey drug raid yields two arrests, cash, pills, gunsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | The Jersey Journal

    Investigators arrested two people and seized drugs, cash and guns following a lengthy narcotics investigation, Camden County Prosecutor's Office announced. Members of the Pennsauken Police Department and the prosecutor's Suburban Narcotics Task Force descended on a Rosemont Avenue home Thursday morning, finding five ounces of cocaine, more than $32,000 in cash, various pills, two handguns and a shotgun, authorities said.

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  6. HHS Providing Funding to Deal with Michigan's Heroin ProblemRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | WILX-TV Lansing

    It's becoming a slippery slope across the country. People are abusing prescription opioids like Oxycontin and Percocet.

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  7. Prospect Park doctor accused of prescribing painkillers to people who have no painRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 23 | The Item

    A Prospect Park doctor who is alleged to have prescribed painkillers to patients without medical need has been barred from seeing or treating patients while he awaits a state disciplinary hearing. Dr. Mohamed Kawam Jabakji, known as Dr. Kawam, has been temporarily suspended while the state Board of Medical Examiners takes up his case, the state Attorney General's Office said in a news release.

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  8. QuickStats: Use of Prescription Opioid Analgesics* in the Preceding...Read the original story

    Thursday Apr 23 | Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

    QuickStats: Use of Prescription Opioid Analgesics* in the Preceding 30 Days Among Adults Aged a< 20 Years, by Poverty Level * During the household interview, respondents were asked, "In the past 30 days, have you used or taken medication for which a prescription is needed?" Those who answered affirmatively were asked to give their prescription medication containers to the interviewer, who then recorded the exact product name from the container's label. Opioid analgesics are commonly prescribed for treating pain caused by surgery, injury, or health conditions such as cancer.

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  9. Armed man steals 30 OxyContin bottles from Agawam WalgreensRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 23 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    Police are investigating an armed robbery at a western Massachusetts drugstore. Agawam police say a man armed with a handgun jumped the pharmacy counter at a Walgreens store at about 7 p.m. Wednesday, forced a worker to open a safe, and stole about 30 bottles of OxyContin, a narcotic pain reliever.

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  10. Pain Therapeutics Announces Appointment Of Senior Vice President, Regulatory AffairsRead the original story

    Wednesday Apr 22 | BioSpace

    Pain Therapeutics, Inc. , a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company, announced the appointment of Michael Marsman, Pharm.D., as Senior Vice President, Regulatory Affairs. Dr. Marsman will be responsible for developing and implementing regulatory strategies to gain drug approvals.

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  11. Egalet To Host Conference Call And Webcast To Discuss First Quarter...Read the original story

    Wednesday Apr 22 | BioSpace

    Please connect to the website a few minutes prior to the live webcast to ensure adequate time for any software download that may be needed to access the webcast. Individuals also may participate in the call by dialing 1-888-346-2615 or 1-412-902-4253 and asking for the "Egalet Earnings Call."

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  12. Truck Driver Sentenced For Inv. ManslaughterRead the original story

    Thursday Apr 23 | The Daily News-Record

    A Jacksonville, Fla., truck driver was sentenced to 2 years in prison this morning for involuntary manslaughter in a November crash on Brocks Gap Road. James H. Patterson, 45, entered an Alford plea as part of an agreement submitted to Rockingham County Circuit Court.

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  13. Study: Heroin use is higher than a decade agoRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 23 | Journal and Courier

    Far more people in the USA use heroin than a decade ago, a study from the federal Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration found. Study: Heroin use is higher than a decade ago Far more people in the USA use heroin than a decade ago, a study from the federal Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration found.

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  14. New on DVD/VODRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 23 | The Winnipeg Free Press

    GIVEN that Hollywood is a self-congratulatory institution that lays claim to evolving portrayals of feminine characters, the Bechdel test has been a useful reality check. Its simple formula, first proposed in a 1985 comic strip by Alison Bechdel, simply checks off the following requirements: A film must have at least two women in it and they must have a conversation with each other - about something other than a man.

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  15. Six arrested after drug investigationRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 23 | UnionLeader.com

    Arrested in drug raids in Manchester Tuesday were, clockwise, from top left, Jose Rosario Jr., Jose Luis Rosario Mariano Sr., Victor Rosario, Ilias Kostopoulos, Albert Fortuna and Jonathan Morillo DeJesus.

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  16. MoreRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 22 | WBOC-TV Salisbury

    The Somerset County Health Department, in partnership with the Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, is offering Narcan training to individuals most able to assist someone at risk of dying from an opioid overdose when emergency medical services are not immediately available. Naloxene, marketed under the trade name NarcanA , is a life-saving medication that can quickly restore the breathing of a person who has overdosed on heroin or prescription opioid pain medication like oxycodone, hydrocodone, morphine, fentanyl or methadone.

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  17. Suspects Sought In String Of Brooklyn Drugstore RobberiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 22 | CBS Local

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  18. Bend man's painful dilemma: No pot on probationRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 22 | Local TV Station KTVZ

    A year ago, Bend resident William Good made the news when he nearly died crashing his truck into a semi on Highway 97 near La Pine. "I was in a drug-induced coma for two days in the ICU," Good said Wednesday.

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  19. Jury convicts man of taking hostages at Anniston KmartRead the original story w/Photo

    May 6, 2010 | ABC 33/40

    Calhoun County jurors convicted a man Wednesday for the 2010 robbery of a pharmacy and kidnapping of two employees. The jury found 53-year-old Gary Joe Johnson guilty of first degree kidnapping of a Kmart pharmacist who escaped and second degree kidnapping of a pharmacist technician whom Johnson released when the woman fainted.

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  20. Jury finds man guilty in 2010 K-Mart pharmacy robbery, kidnappingRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 22 | WSFA-TV Montgomery

    A man who got a tattoo of his jail nickname "K-Mart" has been found guilty of robbing a K-Mart pharmacy and holding a pharmacist hostage in Calhoun County in 2010. On Wednesday, a jury found Gary Johnson guilty of pharmacy robbery, one count of first degree kidnapping and one count of second-degree kidnapping.

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