Hydrocodone combination painkillers such as Vicodin sees tough new regulations
The federal government has decided to make Vicodin a schedule II drug due to its pivotal role in the prescription drug addiction epidemic. 311 more words
MOUNT VERNON, N.Y. (CBSNewYork) — A former Mount Vernon police officer was arrested and charged Monday with using a forged prescription to get Vicodin.
Former officer Joseph Russo, 49, was arrested following an eight-month investigation by the Mount Vernon Police Internal Affairs Unit, police said. 167 more words
MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – A pharmacist from Burnsville has pleaded guilty to stealing roughly 67,000 doses of prescription narcotics from the pharmacy where she worked.
According to the United States Attorney’s Office, Anissa Jeanne Shores, 37, pleaded guilty to one count of obtaining a controlled substance by fraud. 139 more words
By: Momotaz Rahman
Hydrocodone is one of the most prescribed pain medications in the United States with over 135 million prescriptions every year. A new Federal law took effect on October 6, 2014 which dramatically affected how this medication would be prescribed in all 50 states. 282 more words