Another Death Reported In Sacramento Area Possibly Related To Laced PillsHealth officials say there have now been 10 suspected opioid-related deaths in the Sacramento area.
Health Officials: 9 Suspected Fentanyl Overdose Deaths In Sacramento AreaAuthorities have released new numbers on the series of overdoses related to fentanyl-laced illicit pills.
DEA Searching For Source Of Fentanyl Blamed For 7 Deaths In Sacramento AreaThe Drug Enforcement Administration says it’s cracking down on fentanyl-laced pills that may be responsible for seven deaths in Sacramento County.
After 7th Death, DEA Takes Over Search For Fentanyl Pills In SacramentoThe family of Jerome Butler says he was taken off life support on Wednesday afternoon, just three days after his mother said he took a pill for chronic stomach pain he didn’t know had been laced with Fentanyl.
DEA: NFL Painkiller Probe Is 'A Long Way From Complete'Drug Enforcement Administration spokesman Rusty Payne said that teams were chosen for inspection simply because they were playing away from home. They were the San Francisco 49ers, Tampa Bay Bucs, Cincinnati Bengals, Seattle Seahawks and Detroit Lions. No arrests were made and the DEA declined to comment whether any potential violations of the federal controlled substances act - the stated reason for the inspections - were discovered.
Judge Rules DEA Needs Warrant For Oregon Pharmaceutical DatabaseThe state created the Oregon Prescription Drug Monitoring Program to track prescriptions and help health-care providers identify abuse.
On The Money: Medical Marijuana ControversyThe Drug Enforcement Administration decree states that “marijuana has no currently accepted medical use.”
More Than 188 Tons Of Unwanted Prescription Drugs CollectedThe Drug Enforcement Administration says that Americans turned in more than 188 tons of old or unwanted medicines in a second daylong, nationwide effort aimed at reducing prescription drug abuse and keeping the drugs out of the water supply.