Two psychiatrists – one of whom already lost his license to practice medicine, were charged Thursday on Long Island with conspiring to sell prescriptions to dangerous and addictive drugs, prosecutors said.
Orioles slugger Chris Davis was suspended 25 games for using amphetamines, a punishment that began Friday and will extend into the postseason.
A Long Island correction officer is facing charges he possessed amphetamines with the intention of selling them.
Continuing his testimony in his own defense Wednesday, Dr. Stan Li admitted that he was prescribing psychiatric drugs and painkillers to an emotionally fragile young woman.
Sen. Charles Schumer, speaking from his Midtown office on Sunday, said up to 35 percent of all college kids report using stimulants like Adderall and Ritalin as a study tool.
Now U.S. Sen. Chuck Schumer is asking New York colleges and universities to implement new standards to make it more difficult for students to get their hands on amphetamine-based drugs like Adderall.
David Villalobos, 25, jumped from a monorail car and into the zoo’s Wild Asia exhibit on Sept. 21. He told authorities that his leap was not a suicide attempt.
“Whether the drug deal occurs on the street corner or on the Internet, it’s a crime,” Bridget Brennan, special narcotics prosecutor for New York City, said Thursday in a statement announcing the arrests.
It’s a disturbing trend: Young people ending up in rehab for prescription drug abuse. But it’s not Oxycontin. They’re getting hooked on medications used to treat attention disorders like ADHD.
The NFL’s suspension of Giants safety Tyler Sash has head coach Tom Coughlin steaming.
Stefan Giokas was arrested around 10:45 p.m. Thursday while driving on Clearview Drive in Wheatley Heights.
A Columbia University student who sold marijuana as part of a campus drug-dealing ring is beginning about a year of drug treatment that could get his charges dismissed.