Mom charged after newborn tests positive for oxycodone – News Courier

An Athens woman is facing a charge of chemical endangerment of a child after her infant son tested positive for oxycodone shortly after birth.

Kennady Elizabeth McBay, 24, of 18307 Menefee Road, is charged with one count of chemical endangerment of a child as well as bond revocation on a previous possession of controlled substance charge from May.

She is being held without (more…)

Pharmacist steals 58 oxycodone tablets a day – Pharmacy News

Pharmacist steals 58 oxycodone tablets a day

A young pharmacist has been reprimanded after he stole 58 oxycodone tablets a day from his workplace to feed a drug habit.

He’ll also need to get a Pharmacy Board-nominated psychiatrist to declare him fit to practice if he wants to return to work as a pharmacist.

The problem began in 2012 when the Victorian man, whose name is known to Pharmacy News, (more…)

Doc arrested for illegally prescribing millions of oxycodone pills – New York Post

An Upper East Side doctor ​was busted by federal authorities Monday, accused of feeding his patients’ addiction to powerful painkillers.

​Dr. ​Martin Tesher ​is charged with prescribing 2.2 million oxycodone pills to patients without a legitimate medical purpose – including those he knew were addicted to the powerful pain killer.

The millions of pills were doled out among 14,000 illegal scripts that ​the (more…)