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New Law is another Weapon in the Battle against Opioid Addiction

Jodi Barber and her husband this week received the best 30th anniversary present they could hope for. Better than a second honeymoon, their gift is a law designed to curtail our spiraling opioid epidemic. Called CURES, the statewide database records opioid prescriptions and is built to prevent addicts from something known as “doctor shopping,” amassing prescriptions from different physicians. (Please click image to read article)

Jodi Barber

In this week’s address, Grammy Award-winning artist Macklemore joined President Obama to discuss a disease that affects far too many Americans: addiction.

A controversial Laguna Niguel physician who once described himself as the “guru” of prescribing mood-stabilizers to treat substance abusers has, for the second time, been placed on five years probation by the Medical Board of California. – OC Weekly

Obama talks about preventing substance abuse

Prescription Drug and Heroin Use on the Rise in OC

Doctor from Rowland Heights up for murder

Dr. LisaTseng from Rowland Heights. Several South Orange County teens hooked on opiates because of her reckless prescribing. – Read Everything Here

Jodi Barber and Sherrie & Aaron Rubin on Joy in Our Town

StopB4UStart, The Parents perspective..

CA Consumer Group Proposing Doctors on Probation Notify Patients – NBC San Diego

Team 10: Push for doctors to disclose probation before treatment – Consumer’s Union launched a national petition


Mother Of Son Who Died Of Drug Overdose Speaks Out About Doctor Being Sentenced For Murder – CBS Los Angeles

California counties sue drug manufacturers over narcotics marketing – Eyewitness News ABC7

With rise in young painkiller abusers, officials see more heroin overdoses – California Watch

Moms lose teen sons to Rx overdose

Consumer Watchdog-California Medical Board Votes Unanimously To Support A Bill Requiring Doctors Check A Patient’s Prescription History Before Prescribing Powerful, Addictive Medications


Teen Drug Awareness – Overtaken looks at the rising trend of teens abusing prescription drugs.

The unusual murder trial of a Los Angeles doctor enters its second day, as Dr. Lisa Tseng faces a second-degree murder charge after some of her patients died of overdoses from prescriptions she ordered.

Victims came to my home to speak about the Dirty Doctor

Overtaken Has Hit Canada! Go to the 15:00 Mark