DEA Inspects Oviedo Walgreens in Oxycodone probe – WFTV Orlando

OVIEDO, Fla. —

An Oviedo Walgreens is under investigation by the Drug Enforcement Administration because of an increase in the number of oxycodone pills the pharmacy was ordering.

The Walgreens, located on Lockwood Boulevard in Oviedo, was one of six pharmacies in Florida recently served with a federal warrant. The investigation comes after agents noticed a huge rise in the amount of oxycodone (more…)

Feds Continue Counteractive Crackdown on Medical Marijuana While Lamenting … – AlterNet

The government claims to fight the War on Drugs in the name of our health and safety, yet is complicit in the rising addiction to opioid pharmaceuticals that kill Americans.

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Three accused of trying to buy 900 oxycodone pills – Tbo.com

Sarasota police said they have arrested three people they accuse of trying to buy 900 oxycodone pills.

On Tuesday, the Sarasota Police Department Strategic Narcotics Unit, assisted by the Tactical Narcotics and Street Crimes Units arrested Scott Antony Baker, 31, of Palmetto; Tiffany Williams, 24, of Bradenton; and Heather Johnson, 36, of Bradenton.

All three were charged with trafficking in a controlled substance (more…)