Peters doctor indicted for illegal prescriptions – Pittsburgh Post Gazette

April 7, 2012 12:00 am

 / Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

A Peters-based physician was indicted late Wednesday on seven counts of distributing the opioid drugs oxycodone and oxymorphone without legitimate medical purpose.

The indictment of Oliver W. Herndon, 40, follows a criminal complaint filed last month and sets the stage for his arraignment Wednesday before U.S. Magistrate Judge Cynthia Reed Eddy.

According to a Drug Enforcement Administration affidavit, (more…)

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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