Garry Shandling death caused by blood clot and oxycodone and hydrocodone in system – Daily…

Garry Shandling died as a result of pulmonary thrombosis according to his autopsy report.

The legendary comedian was killed when a blood clot traveled from his leg to his lung, and the cause of death has been listed as both ‘natural’ and an ‘accident.’

He also had an enlarged heart. 

Shandling, who passed away at the age of 66, had Xanax, oxycodone and hydrocodone in his (more…)

Man who had fentanyl pills made to look like Oxycodone sentenced – NBC4i.com

CLEVELAND, OH (AP) – A northeast Ohio man has been sentenced to 10 years in federal prison after authorities searching his car and apartment seized more than 900 fentanyl pills made to look like tablets of a less-potent opiate.

Cleveland.com reports 30-year-old Ryan Gaston of Euclid apologized in federal court on Monday. He says he made a mistake and that he believes (more…)

Police Warn of More Dangerous Drug Disguised as Oxycodone – NECN

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Authorities in Massachusetts are warning drug users of a highly potent opioid being disguised as typical oxycodone pills.

Police have determined that counterfeit oxycodone being distributed in Salem is actually fentanyl.

While oxycodone, itself, is an opiate, fentanyl can be up to 50 times as strong as heroin. This poses a major threat to users who (more…)