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Feds indict Homer man

...to and used to sell methamphetamines, Oxycontin and Xanax.Randall Scott Hines, 33...faces two counts of distribution of Oxycontin to a person under the age of 21; two...2010, Hines is alleged to have sold Oxycontin and methamphetmine to a teenage girl...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2011-08-22/feds-indict-homer-man
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...delivery business, a woman advertising her willingness to sell her kidney and another woman seeking to buy a kidney.Drugs like OxyContin and Vicodin are available online, he said, and many young people are becoming dependent and then turning to heroin as a...

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Heroin use on the rise on the Peninsula

...Heroin use on the Peninsula is prevalent. Addiction to the drug often results from the abuse prescription opiates, like Oxycontin and Hydrocodone. It starts with pain pills, Sellers said. When sold on the streets, heroin is vastly less expensive than...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2012-12-29/heroin-use-on-the-rise-on-the-penins
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Prescription drug abuse rising

...prescription drugs. The pills seized included OxyContin, Oxycodone and Xanax (Alprazolam...and the individual intended to steal OxyContin. Kenai and Soldotna pharmacies have...In 2009, there were 55 seizures of OxyContin and Oxycodone, 6 seizures of Hydocodone...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2011-11-22/prescription-drug-abuse-rising
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Rx database heads to vote

...that may be attended by White House representative Scott Burns and Linda Barefoot from Purdue Pharma, which manufactures OxyContin, a narcotic medicine the control of which is part of the bill's intent. Blaisdell said Friday she expects the measure...

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Community minister heads south

...Walters, who spent many years working in urban ministry in downtown Indianapolis, became involved here with the fight against OxyContin abuse. Reports showed the Kenai Peninsula to have only 6 percent of the state?s population but 15 percent of the Medicaid...

http://www.peninsulaclarion.com/stories/052407/news_0524new003.shtml
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Drug bust nets guns, cash

...the investigation that led to McDonald's arrest began on Dec. 20, 2007, when an anonymous informant purchased two 80mg Oxycontin pills from him at McDonald's Sterling residence at 39560 Fox Trail Rd. Investigators were able to obtain a warrant to record...

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Soldotna police provide means for drug disposal

...upon the SPD. "Once prescription medication is prescribed -- especially the controlled substances, like hydrocodone and OxyContin -- the pharmacy or doctors' offices cannot take those medications back due to federal regulations," Kant said. If the...

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Drug disposal event set for Saturday

...had several overdose deaths in the last 12 years from prescription medical abuse," the chief said. He said that Xanax, Oxycontin and Percocet are commonly abused drugs. Anti-anxiety and pain killers are often targets of pharmaceutical abuse, too...

http://www.peninsulaclarion.com/stories/092410/new_711628097.shtml
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Council handles funding for library, other projects

...recognized Soldotna Police officer Victor Dillon for his role in a narcotics investigation that led to an arrest and seizure of OxyContin pills with a street value of over $1 million. Capt. Greenstreet also recognized members of the public for their cooperation...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2011-09-16/council-handles-funding-for-library-
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