Multiple sclerosis patient Deanna McCann, right, stands with Montana insurance commissioner Monica Lindeen as they announce a change in prescription coverage in Montana for specialty drugs during a press conference Friday.
Multiple sclerosis patient Deanna McCann, right, stands with Montana insurance commissioner Monica Lindeen as they announce a change in prescription coverage in Montana for specialty drugs during a press conference Friday.Multiple sclerosis patient Deanna McCann, right, stands with Montana I…
FLORENCE – Chris Christensen was known as the “feel good doctor,” according to one former patient who was interviewed by detectives in the months leading up to a raid of the Florence medical practice where he was allegedly doling out vast quantities of controlled substances.
MISSOULA — For the past month, the staff at the Partnership Health Center, a community clinic in Missoula, has been dealing with an influx of patients who suddenly found themselves without access to prescription painkillers and sedatives after a Florence doctor’s office was raided and closed.
A Billings man with a drug addiction admitted on Tuesday that he broke into Walgreens and stole prescription painkillers that he intended to use to pay a drug debt.
Citing the death of two patients from drug overdoses along with “substandard medical decision-making and judgment” and “irresponsible and substandard prescribing of controlled substances,” the Montana Board of Medical Examiners indefinitely suspended the medical license of Dr. Chris Christen…
FLORENCE — A two-year investigation into the prescription-writing practices of Dr. Chris Christensen of Big Creek Family Medicine and Urgent Care in Florence culminated on Tuesday.
A Great Falls man denied federal charges that he distributed in Sidney a prescription painkiller that resulted in a person’s death.
A Billings man suspected of breaking into a Walgreens drug store to steal prescription drugs last week is facing federal charges.
A Shepherd man on Monday admitted distributing prescription painkillers and illegally possessing a machine gun.
MISSOULA — Of all the substances Sam Martinez has abused – and there have been many – pills were the easiest to score.
Two Roundup men admitted this week to breaking into a pharmacy there and filling shopping bags with a variety of prescription drugs.
CHEYENNE, Wyo. — A pharmaceutical company has agreed to pay Wyoming and 35 other states a total of $181 million to settle allegations of "off-label marketing" of a prescription drug.
ANACONDA – The trial for a former Butte justice of the peace accused of “doctor shopping” for methadone prescriptions is continued in Anaconda district court.
The state Board of Pharmacy has suspended the license of a wholesale drug distributor based in Helena, charging it made fraudulent transactions in its business of buying, repacking and selling prescription medications.
BUTTE - The Butte-Silver Bow Council of Commissioners on Wednesday accepted the retirement of suspended Justice of the Peace Bob Lee.
A 29-year-old woman who admitted she was under the influence of five prescription drugs after crashing into a parked car early Tuesday morning with her three children in the vehicle was charged Wednesday in Justice Court.
Billings Deputy Police Chief Tim O'Connell shows the new prescription drug drop-box Thursday at the Billings Police Department in downtown Billings. He said the box, used as a collection point for unused prescription drugs, is so popular the department wants to get two more.
Billings Deputy Police Chief Tim O'Connell, showing a new prescription drug drop-box at the Billings Police Department in 2011, has announced his retirement.