Patient tells judge he didn’t receive oxycodone doctor allegedly prescribed him – CTV News

Aly Thomson, The Canadian Press
Published Tuesday, April 11, 2017 6:48AM EDT
Last Updated Tuesday, April 11, 2017 1:44PM EDT

BRIDGEWATER, N.S. — A former patient of a Nova Scotia doctor accused of drug trafficking and fraud testified Tuesday that he did not receive pills even though records show they were prescribed to him.

“As God as my witness, I never got them,” Merle Chase (more…)

Fake oxycodone appearing on Albuquerque streets – KOB 4

Dr. Christian Shaw with Duke City Recovery Toolbox, an Albuquerque recovery center, said his clinic has seen about 20 people test positive for a drug called “blue.” It’s a man-made cartel-driven drug. Shaw said this time last year, they didn’t see any of this affecting our population. Drug Enforcement Administration officials say drug cartels are pushing fake oxycodone pills, lacing them (more…)

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…)