Positive News on the Opiate Crackdown in Ohio
In an article forwarded to us (6 men charged in Ohio Pill Mill Ring) , we see that Ohio is doing their part to crackdown on the OxyContin epidemic. Authorities in Ohio are prosecuting six people involved in a pill mill in Waverly. This is encouraging because you can read how unsavory the behaviors of the pill mill operators were:
The indictment alleges that the clinic was owned and operated by Nancy and Lester Sadler and Lisa Clevenger. The clinic operated as a “pill mill” by selling prescriptions for controlled substances (usually oxycodone), without a legitimate medical need for the prescriptions.
Many of the prescriptions were openly sold and diverted. Blank prescriptions forms were sold so the buyer could use or resell the prescriptions.
Additionally, the defendants allegedly created fake medical records and prescriptions for individuals who were not actual