wjz-13 all-news-99-1-wnew 1057-the-fan 1300logo2_67x35

Prescription Drugs

court generic

Man Sentenced For Stealing Drugs From Hospitals

A pharmacy technician at Walter Reed who was convicted of conspiring to steal prescription drugs from two military hospitals has been sentenced to 5 years in prison.

05/14/2014

clinton

Bill Clinton Works To Reduce Prescription Drug Abuse

Bill Clinton puts the influence of his presidency into reducing the abuse of prescription drugs.

05/13/2014

Are Prescription Drugs Covered Under My Health Insurance?

Under the Affordable Care Act, most health insurance policies must cover prescription drugs.

03/12/2014

Arundel Pharmacy

Police Seek 2 Men Who Robbed Arundel Pharmacy

Anne Arundel County police are searching for two men who robbed a pharmacy at gunpoint in Glen Burnie.

11/24/2013

prescription drugs

Harford County Gets Permanent Drug Drop-Off Box

Each year, police departments across the nation collect unwanted prescription medication.

11/23/2013

prescription drugs

Marylanders Get Rid Of Unused Prescription Drugs In Annual Event

Unused and unwanted. Scores of Marylanders got rid of their prescription drugs this weekend. It’s part of the National Drug Take-Back Day.

10/26/2013

FDA

FDA Calls For Tighter Rules For Prescription Drug Use

Pushing for change. In the United States, one person dies every 19 minutes from a prescription drug overdose. So the government wants to crack down on popular painkillers.

10/26/2013

police lights

3 Accused Of Stealing Meds From Military Hospitals

Federal prosecutors say three men have been indicted for allegedly stealing prescription drugs from two military hospitals.

09/17/2013

prescription drugs

Hagerstown Pharmacist Sentenced For Billing Unlawful Prescriptions

A Hagerstown pharmacist has been sentenced to 30 months in prison for improperly billing Medicare and Medicaid more than $200,000 for unlawful prescriptions for oxycodone and methadone.

08/22/2013

drug take back

DEA Holds Nationwide Prescription Drug Take-Back Day

It is the safest way to dispose of unneeded and expired medication. The Drug Enforcement Administration has conducted a nationwide prescription drug take-back day.

04/27/2013

prescription drugs

Man Sentenced For Selling Non-FDA Approved Drugs

A 33-year-old man has been sentenced to five months in prison for selling misbranded, non-FDA approved prescription drugs.

01/03/2013

prescription drugs

Hospital Discusses Major Prescription Drug Shortage

The University of Maryland’s women’s basketball coach helped bring the problem of prescription drug shortages to the national spotlight. Now a prominent local hospital tells Maryland lawmakers how the growing problem has impacted their work.

12/05/2012

more

Follow

Get every new post delivered to your Inbox.

Join 3,178 other followers