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Opioid strike force to go after docs who overprescribe (access required)

A federal task force devoted to prosecuting medical professionals who overprescribe opioids in Appalachia has begun operating in the Western District of Virginia. The Appalachian Regional Prescription Opioid strike force began work late last year and has since charged 53 medical professionals, including 31 physicians for their alleged participation in the illegal prescribing and distribution of ...