7 plead guilty to mailing oxycodone from Nevada to Tennessee – WMC Action News 5

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) – Seven people have pleaded guilty to smuggling oxycodone pills from Nevada to Tennessee through the U.S. mail.

The U.S. attorney’s office in Memphis said Thursday that an organization led by Courtney M. Jones managed the illegal delivery of oxycodone from Las Vegas to western Tennessee for sale in the region.

Prosecutors say the U.S. Postal Inspection Service started an (more…)

Extended-Release Oxycodone Efficacious for Chronic Low Back Pain – Clinical Pain Advisor

PAINWeek– Abuse-deterrent extended-release oxycodone (Xtampza® ER; Collegium Pharmaceutical) provided adequate pain relief for patients with chronic low back pain who were previously receiving immediate-release oxycodone, according to research presented at PAINWeek 2017, held September 5-9, in Las Vegas, Nevada.

In a post hoc analysis of a phase 3 efficacy and safety study of the abuse-deterrent oxycodone ER, researchers evaluated the (more…)

Elderly Las Vegas MD, Medical Assistant Convicted of Oxycodone Distribution Scheme – Elk…

March 29, 2017 |

A 92-year old Las Vegas medical doctor and his physician assistant were recently convicted on large scale distribution of oxycodone for illegal purposes.  

On Friday, March 24, Dr. Henri Wetselaar, and David A. Litwin, 58, were found guilty of conspiracy to distribute and distribution of oxycodone and other controlled substances.  According to the indictment, Wetselaar was a Nevada physician (more…)