Local Doctor, Assistant Charged With Taking $$$ for Narcotics PrescriptionsWilliam O'Brien III, 49, a doctor of osteopathic medicine and his receptionist, 29-year-old Angela Rongione, have been charged with illegally distributing Oxycodone and Xanax.
Christie To Hold Prescription Drug Abuse EventThe Republican governor has made combatting drug addiction one of his signature issues as he weighs a run for president in 2016.
Montgomery County Task Force Will Examine Causes of Drug AbuseThe task force -- made up of representatives from law enforcement, social services, education, and the community -- is charged with coming up with solutions, short-term and long-term, to address the problems.
New Guidelines Rein In Prescription Pain Drugs in Pa. Emergency Rooms Dr. Ted Christopher was on the governor's task force creating new statewide guidelines for how pain drugs should be administered in emergency departments throughout Pennsylvania.
Police Seek Extra-Large Man Who Robbed Two Drugstores in SuburbsPolice say he shouldn’t be hard to miss: he’s described as six feet tall and could weigh between 300 and 350 pounds.
South Jersey Doctor's License Lifted Over Narcotics Prescriptions New Jersey officials have temporarily suspended the medical license of Dr. Adam Gilliss of Merchantville over allegations that he improperly prescribed narcotic painkillers.
Montco 'Pill Mill' Father and Son Want New TrialThe motion claims the defendants rights to a fair trial were violated because prosecutors knew the lead defense attorney in the case was under criminal investigation and failed to tell the judge.
In Philadelphia, Seeking Answers for Prescription Drug Abuse in CollegesThe conference brings together academics and government drug policy officials to examine prescription drug abuse among college students.

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