Woman sentenced for distributing oxycodone, money laundering along Arizona-Mexico border -…

A woman from Nogales, Sonora, Mexico was sentenced to three years in prison for her role in distribution of oxycodone pills along the Arizona border with Mexico, the U.S. Department of Justice said in a press release.

Ma de Lourdes Casas-Franco, 45, worked at a pharmacy in Mexico called Sonora’s Desert Pharmacy from June 2010 through July 2011. During the time, she (more…)

Fake oxycodone appearing on Albuquerque streets – KOB 4

Dr. Christian Shaw with Duke City Recovery Toolbox, an Albuquerque recovery center, said his clinic has seen about 20 people test positive for a drug called “blue.” It’s a man-made cartel-driven drug. Shaw said this time last year, they didn’t see any of this affecting our population. Drug Enforcement Administration officials say drug cartels are pushing fake oxycodone pills, lacing them (more…)

Officials: 32 Arizonans killed by fake oxycodone – 12news.com

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Deadly fake oxy pills being sold in Arizona.

12 News , KPNX 12:45 PM. MST March 24, 2017

PHOENIX – Becoming addicted to pain medication is bad enough, but now Arizona is seeing a new trend.

Fake Oxycodone pills (more…)