Tag: Sen. Robert Menendez

This July 31, 2017, file photo shows discarded syringes in an open-air heroin market that has thrived for decades, slated for cleanup along train tracks a few miles outside the heart of Philadelphia. Philadelphia wants to become the first U.S. city to allow supervised drug injection sites as a way …

Rubio, Menendez to DOJ: Venezuela’s State Trafficking May Fuel U.S. Drug Epidemic

The top lawmakers on a Senate panel, in a rare show of bipartisanship, urged the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) to launch an investigation into “credible allegations” of drug trafficking activities linked to the regime of Venezuelan dictator Nicolás Maduro that may be fueling the drug overdose epidemic in America.

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Dr. Salomon Melgen Defense: Overbilling Part of ‘Innovative Efforts to Help Patients’

The defense team representing Dr. Salomon Melgen in his Medicare fraud trial is trying to persuade a federal jury in Florida their client’s practice of overbilling the Department of Health and Human Services by a factor of three for his administration of the drug Lucentis was simply part of his “innovative efforts to help patients.”