The problem of addiction to prescription pills is growing in Tennessee and the nation, experts say.
The problem of addiction to prescription pills is growing in Tennessee and the nation, experts say.
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A federal grand jury in Knoxville returned a two-count indictment against two medical doctors, two physician’s assistants and five nurse practitioners for conspiring to distribute oxycodone, morphine, oxymorphone, and alprazolam, by writing prescriptions for controlled substances which were not for legitimate medical purposes.

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