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News Story
2/7/2013
Posted by Mark Reback
Consumer Watchdog Responds to Prescribing Issues The Santa Monica-based advocacy group Consumer Watchdog has called for random drug testing of physicians and several other reforms in the wake of published reports linking dozens of California doctors to the drug overdoses of their patients. Consumer Watchdog wrote Gov. Jerry Brown and the chairs...
News Release
2/6/2013
Posted by Jamie Court
Santa Monica, CA – Leading consumer advocates today called upon the legislature to hold hearings and investigate strong new laws in response to recent Los Angeles Times reports on widespread drug overdoses due to physician overprescribing and the recent case of a convicted methamphetamine-using drug-dealing doctor who will be treating...