Will Banning Oxycodone for Young Patients Roll Back the Opioid Crisis? – The Chronicle of…

One California state senator thinks it might. Pain patients and researchers? Not so much.

When Anne Fuqua was a teenager she came down with a rare neurological disorder that caused her muscles to involuntarily twist, contort and spasm. She compared the ache to having a perpetual Charley horse. At 14 years old, her only reprieve from constant cramping came in the form (more…)

Doctor Indicted on Charges He Sold Oxycodone Prescriptions – TAPinto.net

Doctor Indicted on Charges He Sold Oxycodone Prescriptions to Patients with No Legitimate Need for the Addictive Opioid Pills, Including Patients He Knew Were Drug Addicts or Drug Dealers Dr. Byung Kang faces first-degree charge for allegedly prescribing oxycodone that killed young man

TRENTON –Attorney General Christopher S. Porrino announced that a doctor from Passaic County has been indicted on charges that (more…)

Little Falls Doctor Faces Charge for Allegedly Prescribing Oxycodone That Killed Young Man…

TRENTON, NJ  – A Little Falls doctor was indicted on March 2 on charges that he sold prescriptions for high-dose pills of the highly addictive opioid painkiller oxycodone to numerous patients, including individuals he knew were drug addicts and drug dealers.

State Attorney General Christopher S. Porrino said that Dr. Byung Kang faces a first-degree charge of strict liability for drug-induced death for allegedly (more…)