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Opioids now most prescribed class of medications in US


April 6th, 2011 - 6:23 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 6 (ANI): Two reports by addiction researchers have shown that there has been a drastic increase in opioid prescriptions in America.Meanwhile, prescriptions for non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) have gone ... Read more...

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New York Police busts oxycodone drug trafficking ring


March 18th, 2011 - 3:10 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Mar 18 (ANI): With the indictment of 31 members allegedly involved in oxycodone drug trafficking, the New York prosecutors have claimed that a million dollar a year oxycodone-trafficking business that ... Read more...

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Former ‘Big Brother’ winner Adam Jasinski sentenced to four years in prison


January 22nd, 2011 - 2:51 pm ICT by BNO News
BOSTON (BNO NEWS) -- Adam Jasinski, the season nine winner of the CBS reality television show 'Big Brother', was sentenced to four years in federal prison on Friday. Jasinksi had earlier pled ... Read more...

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Pain-killing drug more potent, longer lasting than morphine: Study


January 5th, 2011 - 6:32 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 5 (ANI): A new study has found that a little-known morphine-like drug is potentially more potent, longer lasting and less likely to cause constipation than standard morphine.The drug, morphine-6-0-sulfate, has ... Read more...

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Pfizer to Buy King Pharmaceuticals for $3.6 Billion


October 13th, 2010 - 1:53 am ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Oct 12 (THAINDIAN NEWS) On Tuesday, Pfizer made the announcement that they will be purchasing King Pharmaceuticals in a 3.6 billion dollar deal which will only add to the portfolio of the ... Read more...

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Adam Jasinski Pleads Guilty To Drug Charges and Tax Evasion


October 6th, 2010 - 1:33 am ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
The winner of CBS reality television show Big Borther in 2008, Adam Jasinski has pleaded guilty to a drug charge and to not paying taxes for the year in which he won ... Read more...

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Mailman Stephen Hale Facing Drug Selling Charges


August 7th, 2010 - 7:01 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Aug 7, (THAINDIAN NEWS) A postal worker named Stephen Hale of Gloucester has been slapped with charges of drug delivery by the cops. The mailman allegedly supplied drugs in his ... Read more...

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Shelly-Ann Fraser Tests Positive For Oxycodone


July 9th, 2010 - 8:34 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez July 9, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Shelly-Ann Fraser, the 100 meters runner from Jamaica has tested positive for a prohibited substance. The announcement was made in a statement issued by Bruce James, ... Read more...

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Olympic champ Fraser suspended over doping


July 9th, 2010 - 5:06 pm ICT by IANS
Hamburg, July 9 (DPA) Olympic and world 100 metres champion Shelly-Ann Fraser of Jamaica is provisionally suspended for failing a doping test, the ruling body IAAF confirmed Friday. "The IAAF can confirm now ... Read more...

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Weston Police Department Property Room Investigation Shows Discrepancies For Case Evidences


June 7th, 2010 - 7:24 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Weston, June 7, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Weston Police Department's Property room witnessed an investigation which depicted many cases where the evidence weren't filed in a proper manner in the Police logbooks. ... Read more...

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Five men arrested for drug and gun charges in Manchester, NH


April 16th, 2010 - 11:09 pm ICT by BNO News
CONCORD, NEW HAMPSHIRE (BNO NEWS) – Five men were arrested and charged with various drug distribution and gun offenses committed in Manchester, New Hampshire, prosecutors announced on Friday.Luis Alberto Reyes, of Methuen, ... Read more...

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Man of East Haven, CT, sentenced for dealing cocaine


March 17th, 2010 - 3:05 am ICT by BNO News
BRIDGEPORT, CONNECTICUT (BNO NEWS) – Prosecutors announced on Tuesday that a Venice Place, East Haven man was sentenced to 60 months in prison, followed by six years of supervised release for dealing ... Read more...

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South Carolina doctor sentenced for illegal drug distribution


February 27th, 2010 - 1:43 am ICT by BNO News
COLUMBIA, SOUTH CAROLINA (BNO NEWS) – A doctor, of Hilton Head, South Carolina, was sentenced to 41 months of supervised release for conspiring to illegally distribute oxycodone, U.S. Attorney Kevin McDonald announced ... Read more...

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A Gallagher, WV man sentenced for distributing oxycodone


February 20th, 2010 - 3:54 am ICT by BNO News
CHARLESTON, WEST VIRGINIA (BNO NEWS) – A Kanawha County, West Virginia man was sentenced to two years in prison for distributing prescription pills, prosecutors announced on Friday.Christopher Holley, 24, of Gallagher, West ... Read more...

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Huntington, West Virginia, drug dealer sentenced to 70 months in prison


February 10th, 2010 - 4:51 am ICT by BNO News
HUNTINGTON, WEST VIRGINIA (BNO NEWS) – A drug dealer of Huntington, West Virginia was sentenced to 70 months in prison for possession with intent to distribute oxycodone and for being a felon ... Read more...

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A Couple Used Jury Box To Smuggle Drugs


January 31st, 2010 - 8:09 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Jan 31, (THAINDIAN NEWS) According to Pueblo County authorities, a 22-year-old woman, Felisha Trujillo, who is under police custody seemingly hatched a daring plan with her boy friend Phil Martinez. ... Read more...

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Over 700 oxycodone narcotic pills discovered in traffic stop


January 17th, 2010 - 1:37 am ICT by BNO News
TARRYTOWN, NEW YORK (BNO NEWS) – Two residents from Bronx, NY are facing felony charges after being found in illegal possession Friday of over 700 oxycodone narcotic pills.A New York State Trooper ... Read more...

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Docs failing to relieve chronic pain due to prescription drug abuse fears


January 5th, 2010 - 2:08 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 5 (ANI): Patients suffering from chronic pain are being under-treated as physicians increasingly fail to provide comprehensive pain treatment - either due to inadequate training, personal biases or fear of ... Read more...

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Deaths caused by narcotic pain relievers on the rise


December 8th, 2009 - 5:12 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, December 08 (ANI): The number of death resulting from narcotic pain relievers has doubled since 1991, according to a new Canadian study.Researchers at St. Michael's Hospital and the Institute for Clinical ... Read more...

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Big Brother Winner Adam Jasinski Arrested in Drug Bust


October 21st, 2009 - 11:18 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Oct 21 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Last year’s winner of the Big Brother Adam Jasinski won $500k and he used that to set up a business, which is selling thousands of Oxycodone pills ... Read more...

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Big Brother 9 Winner Adam Jasinski Arrested For Possessing Drugs


October 21st, 2009 - 9:07 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez New York, Oct 21, (THAINDIAN NEWS) According to the news from various news sources, Adam Jasinski, who won the Big Brother Season 9 was arrested for possessing drugs in Boston ... Read more...

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Billy Mays: Cocaine Behind His Untimely Death


August 8th, 2009 - 6:19 pm ICT by GD
The most regular guy you might have watched for hours on the Home Shopping Network selling you maintenance products, tools and food choppers was confirmed to have died on a June ... Read more...

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Painkiller oxycodone helps reduce shingles pain


March 31st, 2009 - 5:40 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 31 (ANI): A commonly used painkiller has been found to be effective against treating the acute pain of shingles, an illness that often causes severe pain along with a rash.The ... Read more...

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Overuse of codeine, oxycodone and barbiturates boosts chronic migraine risk


April 18th, 2008 - 4:01 pm ICT by admin
Washington, April 18 (ANI): A new study has found that those who overuse barbiturates and opioids, such as codeine, butalbital, and oxycodone, to treat migraine increase their chances of developing chronic ... Read more...

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Ledger died of accidental overdose


February 7th, 2008 - 4:39 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Feb 7 (ANI): Heath Ledger died due to an accidental overdose of a deadly cocktail of prescription drugs, the New York City medical examiner's office has ruled.Ellen Borakove, a spokeswoman for ... Read more...

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