Dr. Richard Snellgrove of Fairhope, Alabama, is charged with illegally prescribing Fentanyl, an opioid pain medication that contributed to the overdose death of 3 Doors Down guitarist Matt Roberts in August. Roberts was 38.
Agents seized records from Snellgrove’s two offices on the Alabama coast in September, unsealed documents reveal. Snellgrove was charged with illegally prescribing powerful drugs to Roberts days before he was found dead of a overdose in West Bend, Wisconsin while attending a charity event.
Records show Snellgrove, 59, was named in a six-count federal indictment in October. The charges were not made public until a judge unsealed them last week. An attorney representing Snellgrove, Dennis Knizley, said Wednesday that the physician did nothing wrong. Continue reading
A 112-year-old woman in Nepal has defied the odds by smoking 30 cigarettes a day for the past 95 years.
Batuli Lamichhane says she’s been smoking for over 9 decades. She is just over 3 years shy of being the oldest person in the world.
Instead of holding a cigarette with her index and middle finger, Lamichhane uses her entire right fist Continue reading
Federal drug agents conducted surprise inspections of NFL team medical staffs on Sunday as part of an ongoing investigation into prescription drug abuse in the league.
The Washington Post’s Sally Jenkins does a great job of explaining what happened and why in the video below.
Rob Kardashian is currently in rehab reports PerezHilton.
Sources say that the reality TV star has checked into rehab for depression at The Meadows treatment center in Arizona.
According to reports, the reason behind Rob’s extra pounds is his habit for weed, alcohol, and prescription cough syrup.
A source explained:
Tough times for Kelly Osbourne. The Fashion Police star, who has battled drug abuse in the past, announced that she has entered rehab for the fourth time. This time over – overeating..
Word is that Kelly Osbourne has checked into “food rehab” after gaining almost twenty pounds following her break-up with fiance Matthew Mosshart. Break-ups can be tough on anyone’s waistline, but reports say that the vegan Mosshart encouraged Osbourne to eat healthily, a habit she has dropped since their split. While in rehab, she will be eating a clean diet and doing yoga everyday. source
Philip Seymour Hoffman overdosed on Ace Of Spades, a brand of heroin that has thankfully been absent from NYC streets since 2008, say cops. The death scene reflected Hoffman using heroin recently, including a needle still stuck in the actor’s arm..
THE POST: Cops found five empty glassine envelopes in a garbage can, two more under the bed and one on a table in the apartment, where Hoffman — who has repeatedly struggled with substance abuse — was living recently, sources said. Cops also found a charred spoon in the kitchen sink, sources say.
After Floyd Mayweather scored a win over Canelo Alvarez Saturday night, he fired off this meme depicting fellow boxer, Golden Boy, Oscar De La Hoya, mocking his stint in rehab!!
This wonderfully adorable lady unselfishly posted this before and after picture showing her when she was on meth six years ago and side-by-side today after her recovery! She looks great! I mean today! Soon after posting the pic, it became a huge Facebook hit! She’s becoming famous! I love it!
333 Heroin Packets In BRA? That’s right! Talk about getting busted! A woman got arrested for stashing 333 heroin packets in her brassiere!
According to a report, police said a 54-year-old woman was arrested this week and was allegedly found to have 333 packets of heroin stuffed into her bra following a traffic stop on Monday. The woman was charged with possession of heroin and possession of heroin with intent to distribute, according to the NJ.com report.
Hey! She must be a pretty full busted woman to be able to stash all that heroin in her bra! I can think of a way she could stash another couple of hundred bindles! Stick it in her, um, never mind..
Whitney Houston’s Autopsy report has been released to the public!
The report is 42 long pages of very detailed information about Houston’s body. Just a little warning- you might find it uncomfortable to look at! Thanks Smoking Gun!
The report does mention that a ‘spoon covered in white powder was found in the bathroom’, where she drowned in ‘very hot water’, but the report does not say ‘what the white substance was’ on the spoon- even though it’s obvious it was cocaine. Certain parts of the investigation were left up to police- which is where we believe evidence can possibly get lost.