Garry Shandling death caused by blood clot and oxycodone and hydrocodone in system – Daily…

Garry Shandling died as a result of pulmonary thrombosis according to his autopsy report.

The legendary comedian was killed when a blood clot traveled from his leg to his lung, and the cause of death has been listed as both ‘natural’ and an ‘accident.’

He also had an enlarged heart. 

Shandling, who passed away at the age of 66, had Xanax, oxycodone and hydrocodone in his (more…)

Kahns Charged In Wyoming Federal Court With Oxycodone Conspiracy – K2 Radio

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A Casper doctor and his wife who were arrested Wednesday are charged each with conspiracy to distribute oxycodone from January 2011 to Wednesday.

Dr. Shakeel Kahn and Lyn Kahn heard the single counts during their initial appearance before U.S. District Court Judge Scott Skavdahl in Casper on Friday.

If convicted, they each face up to 20 years imprisonment and a (more…)

What you should know about the painkiller and opioid abuse epidemic – Reno Gazette Journal

Oxycodone played a big role in the arrest of nine suspects, including a local doctor, as part of a federal investigation on an alleged drug ring in Reno.

Here’s a quick primer on the drug, trends surrounding its abuse and why it is attracting a lot of attention from law enforcement and health authorities.

What is oxycodone?

Oxycodone (more…)