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Prescription drugs: Abuse and addiction (access required)

By Omar S. Manejwala, M.D., F.A.P.A. Abuse of prescription drugs has become a serious public health concern, especially over the last two decades. Several large scale studies have confirmed that the nonmedical use of prescription drugs grew from the 1990s ...

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REHEARING GRANTED (access required)

On Oct. 20, 2009, the Court of Appeals granted rehearing en banc in Startin v. Commonwealth No. 2837-08-4 (VLW 009-7-375). In the panel opinion of Sept. 8, 2009, the court held that a defendant who used a Franklin Mint “John ...

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