Daily Court Reporter - News Justice Department takes first-of-its-kind legal action to reduce opioid overprescribing
Justice Department takes first-of-its-kind legal action to reduce opioid overprescribing
The Justice Department filed a complaint to bar two Ohio doctors from prescribing medications after an investigation revealed they recklessly and unnecessarily distributed painkillers and other drugs. Temporary restraining orders—a first-of-its-kind against doctors allegedly prescribing opioids illegally under the Controlled Substances Act (CSA)—were served this week that forbid Michael P. Tricaso, D.O., of Akron, and Gregory J. Gerber, M.D., of Sandusky, from writing prescriptions.
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Date Published: September 18, 2018