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DEA Registration & Enforcement

What to do When Faced with Civil Monetary Penalties

What Are Civil Monetary Penalties? When the DEA takes civil action against you, they will file a lawsuit to recover […]

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DEA Attorneys for Defense of Criminal and Disciplinary Actions

DEA Attorneys Attorneys Representing DEA Registrants Nationwide DEA registration defense is a highly complex area of law fraught with pitfalls […]

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When is a Physician a Drug Pusher… Standard of Care is the Best Defense

Standard of Care is the Best Defense The CSA makes it a crime for a person to unlawfully dispense or […]

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Federal Prosecutors Dismiss Charges Against West Virginia Pain Managment Physician

Professional: Federal Prosecuters Dismiss Charges on Pain Management Physician, Anesthesiologist, Medication Assisted Treatment (MAT) Program Provider, Suboxone/Buprenorphine prescriber. Primary Issue: […]

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New Michigan Controlled Substance Law Effects All Physicians and Controlled Substance Prescribers Beginning June 1, 2018

The Michigan legislature has enacted two sweeping changes to the regulations for prescribing controlled substances in Michigan. Physicians will be […]

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Prescribing Subsys or Insys? Be Careful! Criminal Action Against Physicians Is on the Rise

By Ronald W. Chapman, II With the recent NBC news press coverage related to Insys Therapeutics, those who prescribe Subsys, […]

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Michigan APRN Controlled Substance Prescribing Authority

By Jeremy Belanger Recent changes to Michigan law have increased the prescriptive authority of certain specialty nurses. Michigan has recently […]

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Can I Continue to Prescribe While My DEA Registration is Pending Renewal?

By Ronald Chapman, II and Erica Chapman A common question we receive from clients is, can I continue to prescribe […]

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DEA Changes Renewal Notice Policy and Threatens to Eliminate Renewal Grace Period

Alert: If your DEA renewal application is not received prior to the expiration of your DEA registration, you will not be allowed […]

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ALERT: Florida Board of Pharmacy Changes 40 Hour Requirement

by Joseph G. Sapp, LL.M. On August 23, 2016 the Florida Board of Pharmacy amended its rule regarding the regulation […]

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The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette Interviews Ronald Chapman, II About DEA Registration Surrenders

Attorney Ronald Chapman, II tells the Post-Gazette that physicians often surrender their DEA registration during raids because of fear of further […]

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Asset Forfeiture or Asset Seizure

What is Asset Seizure and Forfeiture? The first thing the Department of Justice (DOJ), FBI or DEA will do when […]

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DEA Red Flags That Can Trigger DEA Investigations (Raids) into Your Pactice

By Ronald W. Chapman, II The Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) office of diversion uses “red flag” indicators to determine which […]

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CDC Issues Proposed Guideline for Prescribing Opioids for Chronic Pain

By Ronald W. Chapman, II On December 14, 2015, the CDC and HHS issued proposed guidelines for the prescription of […]

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