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Doctor acquitted of drug trafficking charge (access required)

Although the court sustained the jury’s convictions on the counts for distributing controlled substances without a legitimate medical purpose or beyond the bounds of medical practice, it acquitted the defendant on the possession with the intent to distribute controlled substances charge because there was insufficient evidence to support this conviction. Background A jury has convicted the defendant, ...