Ontario pharmacist accused of dealing Oxycodone: Cops – Sun News Network

Ontario pharmacist accused of dealing Oxycodone: Cops

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SHAWN JEFFORDS | QMI AGENCY

TORONTO – A pharmacist is among eight people charged with drug trafficking, police north of Toronto say.

Police began investigating a Keswick, Ontario pharmacy in November after receiving a tip the owner, who is a pharmacist, was selling fentanyl and Oxycodone NEO to people without prescriptions.

Police allege the pharmacist arranged the sale of the (more…)

Death from Drugs Like Oxycodone Linked to Economically Disadvantaged … – The Almagest

15Dec

Death from analgesic overdose, including the painkillers oxycodone and codeine, is more concentrated in economically disadvantaged neighborhoods with a prevalence of high divorce, single-parent homes than deaths from unintentional causes, according to research conducted at Columbia University’s Mailman School of Public Health. Yet, compared to heroin overdose deaths, analgesic overdoses were found to occur in higher-income neighborhoods. This study is among (more…)

Three men arrested in oxycodone bust – Simi Valley Acorn

Three Simi Valley men who were arrested by the Ventura County Interagency Pharmaceutical Crimes Unit on suspicion of selling oxycodone have been released from jail.

The men were booked into the Ventura County Jail on July 17 in lieu of $50,000 bail each.

“Each man has been released on bail or his own recognizance,” said Sgt. Victor Fazio of the Ventura County Sheriff’s (more…)