Authorities are encouraging Southern California residents to rid their homes of potentially dangerous prescription drugs that are expired or that they no longer need.
Law enforcement agencies throughout Southern California are expected to take part this weekend in a nationwide effort to safely dispose of unused prescription drugs and other medications.
A pair of Westside city councilmen has admitted to taking campaign donations from – and even patronizing – local medical marijuana dispensaries.
Hsiu-Ying “Lisa” Tseng was ordered Tuesday to stand trial on murder and other charges after asking a judge to dismiss all charges against her.
As part of the Drug Enforcement Administration’s fourth National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day, people will be able to dispose of expired, unwanted or unused prescription drugs on Saturday at numerous collection sites around the Southland.
The party is on hold for The Situation. The “Jersey Shore” cast member is getting treatment for prescription medication use.
A state lawmaker wants to make it easier for the poor and needy to get their hands on some pills.
A Mission Viejo doctor is in federal custody on charges of illegally prescribing Vicodin and other painkillers to patients in exchange for cash payments.
The DEA has reportedly received numerous complaints from victims over the last year involving threats of prosecution for prescriptions purchased online.
Police said the crooks appear to be preying on mostly older people who regularly mail-order prescription drugs.
A 22-year veteran of the Los Angeles Police Department was arrested by his colleagues on charges of prescription drug fraud.
Americans are spending too much money on brand name prescription drugs when generic versions will essentially do the same job, according to a new study.
Federal health regulators are limiting a key ingredient found in Vicodin, Percocet and other prescription painkillers that have been linked to thousands of cases of liver damage each year.
A self-described “illiterate male who stopped school at age 18″ has won an early victory in his malpractice suit against Rite Aid.
A jury deliberating in the Anna Nicole Smith drug conspiracy trial wants to know how Howard K. Stern, who is not a doctor, can be charged with unlawfully prescribing a controlled substance to the former Playboy model.