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Missouri Pharmacist Indicted on Federal Fraud Charges

Patricia Hoehn allegedly wrote prescriptions for hydrocodone for three different people representing that they were prescribed by a licensed medical doctor.

10/06/2014

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Hydrocodone Dropped to 30-Day Prescription Due to Abuse

Those who need hydrocodone medications for pain relief now have to jump through a few more hoops to get them.

10/06/2014

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Woman Arrested in Attempt to get Hydrocodone from Pharmacy

She posed as a nurse, investigators say

08/30/2012

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Painkiller Abuse Skyrockets Nationwide

Midwest DEA’s Scott Collier says Missouri lawmakers have refused to establish a prescription drug monitoring program.

04/06/2012

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New Powerful Painkiller Has Abuse Experts Worried

If approved, it would mark the first time patients could legally buy pure hydrocodone.

12/28/2011

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Franklin County Doc Facing Drug Charges

Dr. Keith Morris faces multiple felony counts of distribution of Amphetamine Salts, Oxycodone, Hydrocodone, and Alprazolam.

10/11/2011

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