Post Archives from the ‘Methadone Deaths in the News’ Category



Guilty plea in selling methadone that led to 2 drug overdose deaths

Posted on: October 13th, 2012 by
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Guilty plea in selling methadone that led to 2 drug overdose deaths CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa — A Cedar Rapids man has pleaded guilty to selling prescription methadone CLICK HERE TO CONTINUE READING

Family of Bel Air Woman Killed in Car Crash by Methadone Patient Sues Belcamp Clinic for Negligence

Posted on: October 5th, 2012 by
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Family of Bel Air Woman Killed in Car Crash by Methadone Patient Sues Belcamp Clinic for Negligence- The family of Carolyn DiCocco, the 64-year-old Harford County resident killed in a 2011 car accident caused by 28-year-old Nicole Ashley Albers, has filed suit in Harford County Circuit Court against the Medication Assisted Treatment Technologies (MATT) Clinic of Belcamp, for $20 million in compensatory and punitive damages. Continue reading the story "Family of Bel Air Woman Killed in Car Crash by Methadone Patient Sues Belcamp Clinic for Negligence"

Former Duluth clinic patient: Success depends on personal responsibility

Posted on: October 4th, 2012 by
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Former Duluth clinic patient: Success depends on personal responsibility-The 26-year-old Cloquet woman charged today in connection with a crash that killed two Carlton County Highway Department workers was on her way back from a regular visit to a methadone clinic....Click Here For Full Story 

Methadone probe launched by Scottish Government after Daily Record reveals £36m-a-year heroin substitute scandal

Posted on: September 7th, 2012 by
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Methadone probe launched by Scottish Government after Daily Record reveals £36m-a-year heroin substitute scandal-CLICK HERE

Orlando Rosado Charged With 3rd Degree Murder Of Son, Allegedly Puts Heroin In Baby Bottle

Posted on: September 5th, 2012 by
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Orlando Rosado Charged With 3rd Degree Murder Of Son, Allegedly Puts Heroin In Baby Bottle- CLICK HERE

Jailed woman now facing homicide charge

Posted on: September 5th, 2012 by
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Jailed woman now facing homicide charge-CLICK HERE

Methadone Overdose Deaths Rise With Increased Prescribing for Pain

Posted on: August 30th, 2012 by
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Methadone Overdose Deaths Rise With Increased Prescribing for Pain-CLICK HERE

Heroin-related deaths drop by a quarter as street supplies dry up

Posted on: August 30th, 2012 by
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Heroin-related deaths drop by a quarter as street supplies dry up  -CLICK HERE

  • Number of deaths caused by heroin dropped by  a quarter last year
  • ONS says high rate could be due to a heroin  drought in the UK
  • Deaths caused by methadone, the legal  substitute to heroin, have risen

Methadone-related deaths increase

Posted on: August 30th, 2012 by
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Methadone-related deaths increase-CLICK HERE

Woman shares story of son’s methadone overdose death, hopes to help others

Posted on: August 27th, 2012 by
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Woman shares story of son’s methadone overdose death, hopes to help others-CLICK HERE