Oxycontin - You would think that before any powerful narcotic like this would be allowed to sell that it would have to undergo rigorous testing to insure that it could not be abused. Well, of course not! It didn't take long for druggies to figure out a way around the simplistic coating that supposedly prevents the drug's euphoria from being felt. Now, hundreds are dying every year and God only knows how many are addicted. Such a waste!!
- 04 Jun 2001 US FL: 2 Sentenced In Student Drug Death They were also ordered, as requested by the victim's mother, to keep a photograph of Matthew Kaminer on their night stands for 15 years. Kaminer was a 19-year-old University of Florida freshman who died in April 2000 after taking the potent, morphine-like painkiller
- Wed, 6 Jun 2001, US FL: LTE: Don't Tell Only One Side Of Story About OxyContin
- Wed, 6 Jun 2001 US: FDA Panel Will Study Uproar Over Oxycontin