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NHRMC hosts medication disposal Saturday

Wondering what to do with expired prescriptions in your medicine cabinet? New Hanover Regional Medical Center is hosting a free medication disposal event Saturday.
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Brunswick County drug overdose rate almost double state average

According the State Center for Health statistics in 2014 Brunswick County nearly doubled the state average of prescription drug overdose deaths.

Wilmington CVS technician arrested on drug charges

A Wilmington pharmacy technician is scheduled to appear in a New Hanover County courtroom Wednesday on drug charges after SBI agents arrested her Monday, according to a news release.

Combined law enforcement effort leads to drug arrests

videoLeland Police say they arrested two people on several drug charges.

AG Cooper visits school, talks to students about drug abuse

video State officials say prescription drugs kill more people a year than illegal drugs, so Attorney General Roy Cooper says he's trying to teach North Carolina youth how to change that.

Doctor’s receptionist charged in prescription drug bust

videoA receptionist at a doctor's office, along with several family members and friends, are facing charges in connection with a prescription drug ring.

Police: Man breaks in, steals prescription drugs from King’s Pharmacy

Police are searching for a suspect they say stole prescription drugs from inside a Wilmington pharmacy after breaking in through a window at the store Sunday night.

Charlotte doctors face drug charges

Charlotte police have charged two eye doctors with drug trafficking after investigators said the doctors wrote fake hydrocodone prescriptions for some patients and stole the pills. Police said in a statement that Dr. Benjamin Hobbs and Dr. Samuel Hobbs are each charged with trafficking in opiates, obtaining a controlled substance by fraud and larceny. The brothers own Clear View Eye Care.

NC, 44 states settle with GlaxoSmithKline

North Carolina's attorney general says GlaxoSmithKline is paying 45 states $105 million to settle allegations that the company unlawfully marketed drugs.

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