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Feds Warn of Scammers Impersonating DEA Agents

August 5, 2020
The U.S. Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA) warns doctors, pharmacists, and the public about criminals posing as DEA agents and attempting to extort money from them. CUSP’s chairman cautions that the scammers have enough knowledge of the tactics DEA is employing against controlled-medication prescribers to be able to replicate them in other situations.

NC Medical Board Leaves Patients in Limbo

February 22, 2020

CUSP’s chairman discusses the fallout from a North Carolina prescriber being told to surrender his DEA registration.

Statement from the Center for U.S. Policy on U.S. Drug Overdose Death Data

January 30, 2020
The Center for U.S. Policy’s Christopher Piemonte, Policy Manager, issued the following statement today in response to data released by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) on U.S. drug overdose deaths.

“Not all health care professionals subject to the DOJ’s searches and seizures are ‘dirty docs.’ In fact, some of them are nationally recognized leaders not just in pain management, but also in addiction medicine”

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#DEA warns doctors, pharmacists, and the public about criminals posing as agents & attempting to extort money from them. CUSP’s chairman cautions that scammers have enough knowledge of DEA tactics to replicate them: https://www.painnewsnetwork.org/stories/2020/8/5/feds-warn-of-scammers-impersonating-dea-agents

We are thrilled to again partner with our friends at @impactcarolina to present Drug Trends: Confusing Reports, Consistent Recommendations. This free webinar takes place on August 25, 2020 from 11am-12pm ET.
Register here: https://register.gotowebinar.com/register/1037137841033830671

Did you miss out on our polysubstance use webinar with @impactcarolina and @DrAGB last month? Catch the replay here: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/recording/3166481746216809999

Don't forget to register for Stop! Collaborate & Listen presented by CINC. Wednesday, August 5 from 1pm-2:30pm. Register at https://register.gotowebinar.com/register/4633232456827531791

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