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Dr. Eric Jacobson

Prescription Pills. (Credit: CBS 2)

LI Doctor Accused Of Supplying Illegal Painkiller Prescriptions Pleads Guilty

Dr. Eric Jacobson faces 7 to 9 years in prison under a plea deal for illegally prescribing oxycodone and other powerful painkillers to scores of patients. If convicted at trial, he could have been sentenced to 20+ years in prison.

05/05/2014

Prescription painkillers (file/credit: CBS 2)

Prosecutors: 98 Charged In Connection With Prescription Drug Sales, Distribution

One of those charged, a doctor from Great Neck, is accused of conspiring to distribute oxycodone to “shoppers” he knew were reselling to addicts, prosecutors said.

06/06/2012

David Laffer and wife Melinda Brady (credit: Suffolk County Police Department)

Laffer Doctor Wants License To Prescribe Pain Pills Back

State records show that Dr. Eric Jacobson prescribed thousands of painkillers to David Laffer and his wife Melinda Brady in the months before Laffer killed four people at a Medford pharmacy.

12/10/2011