AG: Westchester Doctor Traded Illegal Prescriptions For Pornographic PhotosAttorney General Eric Schneiderman says Dale Dudley of New Rochelle was arraigned in Plattsburgh City Court Friday on felony charges of criminal sale of a prescription and misdemeanor counts of willful violation of health laws.
New York State Law Aimed At Ending Prescription Drug Abuse Takes Effect As of Tuesday, doctors must check a patient's narcotic prescription history before issuing or refilling a prescription.
AG: Westchester Doctor Arrested For Illegally Selling Prescriptions For 15,000 Oxycodone PillsAnesthesiologist Dr. Arnold Roth is accused of selling prescriptions for oxycodone with an estimated street value of $450,000 to an alleged narcotics dealer and at least three others, the AG's office announced.
L.I. Officials Dealing With 'Perfect Storm' Of Teen Substance Abuse Dr. Jeffrey Reynolds, director of the Long Island Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence, is now seeing anguish and heartbreak after numbers keep increasing and resources continue to dwindle.
A.G. Schneiderman Continues Lauding I-STOP ProgramSoon, when you got to a doctor in New York, he or she will be able to see all of the prescriptions you've had for painkillers.
Schneiderman Lauds Passage Of I-STOP Prescription History Check ProgramAmid a recent trend of abuse and violence involving prescription painkillers, New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman Wednesday lauded a new measure aimed at stemming the problem.
NY Attorney General Wants New Tool To Fight Prescription Drug AddictionEric Schneiderman wants to see a new real time database that would report and track certain controlled substances to prevent doctor shopping.