Dr. Joel Smithers has been sentenced to 40 years the prison.
The Virginia doctor never met a patient he didn't prescribe opioids to.
The 36 year-old prescribed more than 500,000 doses of opioids in less than two years.
His practice in Martinsville,..
A federal grand jury returned a superseding indictment Wednesday charging six people in an alleged international drug trafficking organization involved in manufacturing fake prescription drugs made of fentanyl.
The three men arrested in connection with Mac Miller’s death have all been indicted and accused of dealing counterfeit oxycodone as federal prosecutors insist their actions caused the rapper's overdose death last year.
The Santa Clara County Health Department has sent a health advisory regarding opioid overdoses from fake pills--which look nearly identical to percocet or oxycodone--to all school districts in the county. Kiet Do reports. (9-23-2019)
PITTSBURGH, PA – The one-year anniversary of Mac Miller’s overdose death was on Saturday (September 7). Only a few days before, the alleged drug dealer who sold Miller fentanyl-laced oxycodone pills was arrested and charged in connection with his..
in Connection to
Mac Miller's Death
Federal prosecutors in California have officially charged 28-year-old
Cameron James Pettit in connection to Miller’s death. Miller was found unresponsive
in his home on Sept. 7, 2018,
A Hollywood Hills man was arrested Wednesday on federal charges he sold rapper Mac Miller fentanyl-laced oxycodone pills just two days before Miller died of a drug overdose in September of last year at his Studio City home.
A California man has been arrested for allegedly selling rapper Mac Miller drugs laced with fentanyl days before his death.
Authorities say 23-year-old Cameron James Pettit sold Miller oxycodone pills, as well as cocaine and Xanax.
The U.S. Drug..
A Los Angeles man who prosecutors say sold counterfeit oxycodone to rapper Mac Miller was arrested on Wednesday.
Federal prosecutors say Cameron James Pettit sold drugs to Mac two days before his death from an accidental overdose.
He's accused of..
The Tarrant County Medical Examiner's Office determined Los Angeles Angels pitcher Tyler Skaggs died from a lethal mix of alcohol, fentanyl and oxycodone when he was found unresponsive in a North Texas hotel room while in town to face the Texas..
Mandy Moore pays tribute to late ex-boyfriend DJ AM The DJ - real name Adam Goldstein - was found dead at the age of 36 in his apartment on August 28 2009, and it was later determined he had died as a result of an accidental overdose: from a..
A 22-year-old man who lived in a high-rise penthouse in Santa Ana will spend the next 17 years of his life in prison after pleading guilty to selling counterfeit pills laced with fentanyl. Katie Johnston reports.
Johnson & Johnson
Ordered to Pay $572 Million
in Landmark Opioid Trial.
An Oklahoma judge ordered
the corporate giant to pay
the massive sum to the state.
The judgement was made
in response to the opioid epidemic,
"an imminent danger..