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La Mirada Doctor Found Guilty Of Trafficking Vicodin, Other Prescription Drugs

Federal officials say a La Mirada doctor has been found guilty of federal drug trafficking charges for distributing prescription painkillers like Vicodin and Norco and laundering the proceeds.

08/15/2014

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OC Doc Pleads Guilty To Prescribing Pain Meds For Cash At Starbucks Stores

An Orange County doctor has agreed to plead guilty to charges of illegally prescribing drugs to his patients at nightly meetings in Starbucks stores.

04/05/2013

doctor, generic, medical

Feds Search Calif. Doctor’s Office In Painkiller Probe

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.

03/23/2013

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Doctor Used Patients’ Identities To Get Prescriptions For More Than 30,000 Pills

A Coachella Valley doctor pleased guilty to 272 felony charges after stealing patients’ identifies and falsifying prescriptions.

04/22/2011

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Feds To Bar OC Anesthesiologist From Prescribing Drugs

Federal authorities will bar an Orange County anesthesiologist from prescribing controlled substances because of his role in a scam to purchase and resell painkillers.

03/31/2011

Drugs, Medication

FDA To Limit Key Ingredient In Prescription Painkillers

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.

01/13/2011

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