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In an effort to tackle its opioid epidemic, the state of New Jersey is cracking down on physicians overprescribing painkillers to their patients, having recently fired the 32nd physician for such behavior. An investigation by the DEA and the Division of Consumer Affairs Enforcement Bureau revealed a doctor with a practice in Burlington County, NJ who had prescribed tens of thousands of dosages to his patients, sometimes without any trace of examinations or notes to support the prescriptions of any level.
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