Not a huge case, just kind of amusing: Drug dealers went back to the future with a scheme revealed yesterday to deliver cocaine through a pizza delivery service, special narcotics prosecutor Bridget Brennan says. Let's hear it for synergy!
Just kidding. Brennan says there were two dealers arrested, ... More >>
A doctor who ran a pain management clinic in Flushing was charged yesterday with manslaughter in the deaths of two patients who overdosed on powerful painkillers.
Stan Xuhui Li, 58, of Hamilton, N.J., was one of the doctors mentioned in the recent Voice article about medical professionals who illeg ... More >>
New York has had the whole medical marijuana conversation for a while (end result: fail) and legalizing marijuana, if only for medical purposes, has its twists and turns here. Even with the roll back of the draconian Rockefeller drug laws by Cuomo, being the world capital of weed arrests sure doesn' ... More >>
via RoadsidepicturesOn the heels of the news that the amount of oxycodone prescriptions filled in New York doubled between 2007 and 2010 comes the report of a Staten Island operation that allegedly sold the painkiller from the back of an ice cream truck. Special Narcotics Prosecutor Bridget B ... More >>
If you were wondering why 13% of the commuters on your subway car this morning were drooling and looking into space, the Wall Street Journal may have a clue: prescriptions for oxycodone, the generic name of the powerful pain pill OxyContin, have doubled in New York City between 2007 and 2010. ... More >>
Today in unexpected uses for the Village Voice: Drug mule! (Sort of.) Via the New York Post, we've learned that two "drug dealerships" offering pot and "low-cost but high-grade cocaine" left their business cards in Voice issues distributed in the East Village and the Lower East Side. This see ... More >>