Latest Controlled Substances Act Stories

Florida In The Middle Of Pain-Killer Boom Once More
2012-04-10 04:45:22

The US Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) is inspecting 6 Walgreens pharmacies and its Florida distribution center in response to a jump in purchases of oxycodone, a highly addictive pain killer. According to Reuters, the DEA has issued inspection warrants to Walgreen´s distribution center as well as stores in Hudson, Port Richey, Oviedo, Fort Meyers, and two stores in Fort Pierce, Florida. In accordance with the US Controlled Substance Act, warrants may be issued for “valid...

Synthetic Marijuana Use A Major Problem With Teens
2012-03-20 11:42:14

Synthetic marijuana, with nicknames such as “Mr. Smiley,” “Blaze,” and “Spice,” has been blamed on hospitalizations of at least three teens who have smoked or ingested the fake pot trying to get a legal high, according to a new report. The substance is created through a mixture of plant and herbal materials and sprayed with chemicals. And until recently, this relatively new drug has been sold legally in convenience stores around the country as potpourri...

2012-03-02 08:00:00

The 82nd Texas legislature included bath salts and synthetic marijuana products in the Texas Controlled Substances Act on September 1, 2011 under SB 331 and HB 2118. Georgetown criminal defense lawyer Michael J. Price discusses the changes to Texas´ drug laws, and the potential offenses and penalties an individual could face if they are charged with and convicted of a drug crime. Georgetown, Texas (PRWEB) March 02, 2012 The Texas legislature recently amended the state´s drug laws...

2011-12-19 08:00:00

A new Georgia law takes full effect on January 1st requiring healthcare providers to use approved prescription paper. For several months, Lucas Distribution has been shipping approved prescription paper and is ready to support Georgia healthcare providers that may need to make quick changes in order to comply with the new law. Atlanta, Georgia (PRWEB) December 19, 2011 A new mandate requiring use of Georgia Board of Pharmacy approved prescription paper in the state of Georgia, described in...

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  • A fool; a simpleton: a term of abuse common in Ireland and to a less extent in the Gaelic-speaking parts of Scotland.
This word is partly Irish in origin.