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…)

Overprescription of painkillers behind heroin resurgence in Australia, experts -…

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Bags of Oxycodone, that were found in a police raid in Young, in the southwest of NSW. The overprescription of the drug is not only leading to dangerous doctor shopping, but driving addicts to illicit drugs like heroin.

ONE of the most dangerous illicit drugs to hit our streets is making a quiet and deadly comeback — and experts say legal prescriptions (more…)