Federal authorities have searched the office of a doctor suspected of prescribing Vicodin and other painkillers to patients who had no medical need for them.
Police and federal agents raided the offices Thursday of a Los Angeles-area doctor suspected of illegally prescribing prescriptions.
Los Angeles residents handed over more than 8 tons of medication during the Drug Enforcement Administration’s third annual Drug Take-Back event, DEA agents announced Sunday.
Federal authorities raided Los Angeles-area pharmacies Thursday, arresting 16 people in an alleged $18 million scheme to defraud Medicare that included the recruitment of veterans, homeless people, the poor and elderly.
That doctor’s pad may soon be a thing of the past.
The Drug Enforcement Agency announced there will be more than 3,400 sites nationwide on Saturday, September 25th where consumers can take-back dangerous, unused or unwanted prescription drugs.