Police Seek Suspect in Augusta Pharmacy Robbery – MPBN News

AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) _ Police are investigating a robbery of a CVS Pharmacy in Augusta.

Augusta police say a 25- to 30-year-old white man wearing a hooded sweat shirt, dark face paint and sunglasses made off with oxycodone pills after threatening an employee at the pharmacy counter about 11 a.m. Saturday.

The Kennebec Journal says the suspect fled the store to a nearby (more…)

4 Arrested For Attempting To Bring Oxycodone To Ohio From Florida – 10TV

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Lesley Luster, Michael Berry, Jacyln Dials, Jessica Fry

Police said that four people are accused of trying to transport oxycondone from Florida to Ohio.

Lesley Luster, Jessica Ann Fry, Jaclyn Dials, and Michael C. Berry allegedly tried to transport 30 mg pills from Florida around Nov. 15.

According to court documents, Luster prepared the shipment that Berry funded.

No details have been released on how (more…)

Ottawa rejects ban on generic oxycodone, saying provinces can control abuse – 680 News

OTTAWA – The federal government is refusing to interfere in the drug approval process to halt the highly addictive generic form of OxyContin, saying the provinces have the wherewithal to do a lot more.

Health Minister Leona Aglukkaq wrote her provincial counterparts on Monday to reject their plea to delay or deny approval of the knock-off opioid painkiller — a move that (more…)