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FDA Approves New Painkiller From Oxy Maker Purdue Pharma

By John Lavitt

A new oxycodone painkiller called Tarqiniq ER will feature a naloxone inhibitor when tablet is crushed. MORE  

Morning Roundup: July 24, 2014

By Shawn Dwyer

Cameron Diaz upset over Drew Barrymore drug questions, Daniel Radcliffe says no booze means better sex, and drunk man gets into fist fight with bus stop sign. MORE  

Florida Pill Mill Doc Gets 15 Years In Prison

By Shawn Dwyer

Zachary Rose testified against other employees, but was ultimately dubbed a con artist by a district court judge. MORE  

Former Mayor Of Florida's 'Most Corrupt Town' Jailed For Drugs

By McCarton Ackerman

Yet another episode of the continuing saga of drugs and corruption in Florida. MORE  

Florida Man Busted For $15 Million Pill Mill Ring

By Shawn Dwyer

The owner of a South Florida pain clinic was charged with running oxycodone to dealers as far as Kentucky. MORE  

Pill Mill Doctors in Florida Sentenced to Prison

By Paul Gaita

Though Joseph Castronuovo and Cynthia Cadet were cleared of distributing controlled substances, they were convicted on money laundering charges. MORE  

Two Dozen Charged In Massive Pill Mill Scheme

By Shawn Dwyer

An innocuous New York clinic served as a front for one of the biggest oxycodone distributors in the northeastern U.S. MORE  

Man Arrested for Displaying Pot Garden on YouTube

By Shawn Dwyer

William Bradley was allegedly growing pot to relieve symptoms of terminal cancer while seeking ‘donations’ to help distribute weed to those in need. MORE  

Another Day, Another Florida Politician Busted for Drugs

By McCarton Ackerman

While not quite on the level of Toronto's Rob Ford, two Florida politicians have made their share of drug news in recent days. MORE  

Montreal Cops Seize Drug "40X Stronger Than Heroin"

By McCarton Ackerman

Police seize hundreds of thousands of highly-potent synthetic pills aimed at young people. MORE  

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