Manchester man charged as drug kingpin in oxycodone ring –

MANCHESTER – A 25-year-old Manchester man was indicted in Hillsborough County Superior Court for acting as a drug enterprise leader when he engaged with an associate to sell oxycodone to an informant for the Manchester Police Department in April 2015.

The charge against Jose Rosario, 26, of 121 Wellington Terrace, is a special felony that carries with it a prison term of (more…)

2 Westmoreland Co. Women Accused Of Forging Oxycodone Prescriptions – CBS Local

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GREENSBURG (KDKA) — Two women, accused of forging and filling prescriptions for hundreds of thousands of dollars of Oxycodone, faced the judge at a preliminary hearing in Greensburg Thursday.

The suspects are identified as 25-year-old Ashley Hixon of Scottdale and 46-year-old Tammy Thomas of Mount Pleasant.

According to the criminal complaint, it (more…)

Why marijuana is considered more dangerous than oxycodone – Palm Beach Post

Drugs are classified by the federal government into five categories, or schedules, mainly ranked on their potential for abuse. (Remember, pot continues to be illegal under federal law no matter what happens in November). Marijuana, a Schedule I, is considered one of the most dangerous drugs with potentially severe psychological or physical dependence and having no acceptable medical use. Here are (more…)