The warning comes as a growing list of the drugs containing valsartan, losartan and irbesartan have been recalled from the market for containing an impurity that presents a cancer risk.
“We don’t know at this time if it’s because it was a bad batch, if it’s tainted or mixed with other drugs, or just extremely concentrated,” Alexandria Police Capt. Gregg Ladislaw said.
On Monday, the Supreme Court hears arguments in a case brought by Cortez and more than 500 Fosamax users from 45 states trying to sue Merck for damages after experiencing atypical femoral fractures, which they allege were caused by the drug.
The new drug and alcohol treatment facility at Avery Road in Rockville, Maryland, will have 64 beds and outpatient services. It is expected to open in early 2020.
A California man has been sentenced 14 years and eight months in prison after he was found guilty in April of federal charges for kidnapping a Lyft driver in Maryland.
“Folks who are using the most recent batch of K2 are exhibiting symptoms of being in a comatose state and passing out,” said D.C. Police Chief Peter Newsham. “It’s creating a drain on Fire and EMS resources and police resources.”
A man who used a combination of marijuana and the drug “Molly” to keep a 16-year-old drugged so that he could use her for sex trafficking has been sentenced to four years in prison, according to a press release from the U.S. Attorney’s Office for D.C.
Last year, prison guards found thousands of dollars’ worth of drugs in a balloon hidden in the waistband of a woman’s underwear. Now, four people have pleaded guilty in the drug-smuggling scheme.
Montgomery County-based Emergent Solutions agreed to pay $735 million in cash and stock to Ireland-based Adapt Pharma.
David F. Gripshover was arrested earlier this week on three felony drug charges.
The Navy released a statement Friday saying 11 members of its Naval Special Warfare units on the East Coast tested positive for “controlled substances.”
The facility at the former Rosewood State Hospital site will have 70 beds and accommodate 300 people annually.
In April 2017, federal agents conducted a search warrant at the apartment of James Emory Jones Jr and recovered a loaded .38 caliber revolver, a loaded .40 caliber semi-automatic pistol, and a shotgun.
After a mother and her adult son were shot to death in their Aldie, Virginia, home in January, a man who is suspected to be linked to their killings has been arrested Tuesday.
President Trump also wants Congress to pass legislation reducing the amount of drugs needed to trigger mandatory minimum sentences for traffickers who knowingly distribute certain illicit opioids.
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