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  • Fourth National Prescription Drug Take Back Initiative

    April 24, 2012 9:20 AM

    National Prescription Drug Take Back day will be held on Saturday, April 28, 2012. The Louisiana State Police and the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) are taking the initiative to help local residents get rid of potentially dangerous, expired, unused and unwanted prescription drugs. Drop off for these medications will... more »
  • State Police to Collect Prescription Drugs

    October 16, 2011 12:05 PM

    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - Louisiana State Police will join with the Drug Enforcement Administration for National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day on Oct. 29. The Advocate reported ( ) troopers will collect unused or expired medication for disposal from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. on Oct. 29 at troop headquarters... more »
  • Prescription Drug Arrests in Iberia Parish

    November 4, 2010 10:40 AM

    On November 3, 2010 at approximately 06:00 p.m. Sheriff Louis Ackal advised agents with the Iberia Parish Sheriff's Office Criminal Patrol section conducted a traffic stop on Hwy 90. According to the agents, a search of the vehicle resulted in the location of 1014 units of various controlled prescription medication.... more »
  • DEA Collects 242,000 Pounds of Old or Unwanted Prescription Drugs

    October 5, 2010 5:14 PM

    WASHINGTON (AP) - A daylong, nationwide effort to get people to turn in old or unwanted prescription drugs has collected more than 121 tons of unused medicine. DEA officials said Tuesday that 242,000 pounds of pills have been collected at more than 4,000 prescription drug "take-back" sites across the country.... more »
  • Ex-Pharmacist Gets Prison for Prescription Scam

    June 25, 2010 9:24 AM

    LAFAYETTE, La. (AP) - A former pharmacist who pleaded guilty to filling fraudulent prescriptions for an illegal Internet drug company has been sentenced to 15 months in prison. Fifty-six--year-old Paul Williams owned the Grand Couteau Prescription Shoppe in his hometown, Grand Couteau. Federal prosecutors said a Panamanian company paid Williams... more »

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