Kelli Mujo, 31, was sentenced Monday in U.S. District Court by Judge Jon D. Levy to serve 14 years in jail and an additional five years of supervised release for conspiring to distribute and possess with the intent to distribute oxycodone and (more…)
The US Drug Enforcement Administration published new regulations regarding the widely prescribed painkiller hydrocodone. More than 65 prescription medications contain the highly-addictive opioid. It’s right up there with oxycodone and morphine, and now it will be treated as such. The new regulations mean that “doctors will no longer be allowed to phone in these hydrocodone prescriptions, and patients (more…)
A Warwick physician who had his license suspended in the 1990s for having sexual contact with a patient, is now suspended from prescribing controlled substances, after an investigation into his writing improper prescriptions for drugs including Oxycodone, Diazepam, and Adderall.
Six prescriptions, two months, one patient
Stephen Petteruti, DO, was found to have written six separate prescriptions for one family member (using that (more…)