Alleged pill mill doc faces more charges, including death – phillyBurbs.com

A 73-year-old Upper Moreland doctor has been charged with distributing drugs that resulted in the death of a Florida native earlier this year.

Dr. Norman Werther, 73, is facing between 20 years and life in prison if convicted of all the charges against him.

In August 2011, Werther and more than 50 other people were charged with participating in an illegal prescription drug (more…)

Protesters say Florida’s pill mill crackdown has gone too far – WTSP 10 News

Tallahassee, Florida – Florida used to be known as the Oxy-Express because it was so easy to get powerful pain medications from many pain clinics here, often called pill mills.

So Florida launched a crackdown on pill mills last year. Police arrested hundreds of people including doctors, who were improperly prescribing prescription drugs such as Oxycodone.

But now that crackdown has gone too (more…)

Protesters: pill mill crackdown goes too far – WTSP 10 News

Tallahassee, Florida – Florida used to be known as the Oxy-Express because it was so easy to get powerful pain medications from many pain clinics here, often called pill mills.

So Florida launched a crackdown on pill mills last year. Police arrested hundreds of people including doctors, who were improperly prescribing prescription drugs such as Oxycodone.

But now that crackdown has gone too (more…)