Ex-Georgia physician says he unlawfully prescribed oxycodone, Xanax to thousands – Atlanta…

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Ex-Georgia physician says he unlawfully prescribed oxycodone, Xanax to thousands – Atlanta…

City reports trend-busting drop in oxycodone prescriptions – Capital New York

New York City is reporting a decrease in the number of oxycodone prescriptions, a reversal of a decade-long trend which has been blamed, in part, for a rash of overdose deaths.

The decrease in use of the popular opioid comes in the wake of concerted efforts at the state level by the attorney general’s office and at the city level starting with (more…)

Caskey sentenced for trafficking oxycodone – Morehead News

May 5, 2014 — Victor E. Caskey, 57, described as one of Rowan County’s most wanted fugitives, was sentenced to prison Friday in Rowan Circuit Court.

A manhunt lasted for almost two years as Caskey evaded law enforcement. He was indicted Nov. 11, 2011, on four counts of first-degree trafficking of oxycodone and on four counts of second-degree persistent felony offender and (more…)