The Centers for Disease Control found that six times as many persons died from methadone overdoses in 2009 than in 1999.
Shoppers doing some last-minute Christmas shopping at a Wal-Mart in Schuylkill County came across an unusual scene.
Methadone accounts for 2% of painkiller prescriptions in the US but it is involved in 30% of deaths by prescription painkillers.
Hui Sheng Shen, 45, and Huan Ling Chang, 41, had already been charged in connection with a counterfeit goods smuggling ring through the ports of New York and New Jersey, and the spying charges arose out of that investigation.
Holmesburg Civic Association, Council Members Outraged By Controversial Clinic Expected To Open Soon
Eyewitness News learned the tenants at7900 Frankford Avenue have applied for a license with the state to operate a narcotic treatment services.