Pharmacy owner convicted of running oxycodone ‘pill mill’ –

CAMDEN — A 45-year-old Burlington County pharmacist was convicted of dispensing oxycodone to people he knew were giving him phony prescriptions in exchange for cash and gifts. 

Michael Ludwikowski, the owner of Olde Medford Pharmacy and Medford Family Pharmacy, was convicted of six counts illegally distributing and dispensing oxycodone and maintaining drug-involved premises.

A jury found Ludwikowski guilty following a five-week trial at federal court (more…)

South Beach woman gets 12 years for running oxycodone ring –

STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. — A South Beach woman is headed to prison after admitting to running a prescription drug ring on Staten Island.

Carolyn Richardson, 42, was sentenced to 12 years in prison and three years post-release supervision Wednesday in Brooklyn federal court, authorities said.

Richardson, of Lamport Boulevard, pleaded guilty to conspiracy to distribute oxycodone in April.

Her accomplice, Doraymus Robinson, 65, was (more…)

Pinelands, NJ Startups, Oxycodone – Wednesday’s Roundup – Route 40

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Fox, watching the sunrise in Brigantine, captured by Connie Pyatt. (Click through for more).

A proposal before the New Jersey legislature could weaken conflict-of-interest laws would make it easier for Pinelands Commission members to vote on issues in which they have a direct and indirect financial interest, Joe Hernandez reports for (more…)