Staten Island Doctor Busted for Writing Illegal Oxycodone Scripts … – DNAinfo

STATEN ISLAND — A doctor was busted for writing millions of dollars worth of illegal oxycodone prescriptions — as the city is deep in the throes of an opioid epidemic, federal prosecutors said.

Dr. David Taylor, 70, was indicted Thursday along with Daniel Garcia, 47, and Vito Gallicchio, 57, for flooding the streets with the illegal pills over a five-year period.

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Simi Valley doctor faces jail for oxycodone sales – Ventura County Star

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33 charged in West Virginia in oxycodone trafficking – Fox17

NORWICH, CT – MARCH 23: Oxycodone pain pills prescribed for a patient with chronic pain lie on display on March 23, 2016 in Norwich, CT. Communities nationwide are struggling with the unprecidented opioid pain pill and heroin addiction epidemic. On March 15, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control (CDC), announced guidelines for doctors to reduce the amount of opioid painkillers prescribed, (more…)