Four Plead Guilty To Federal Money Laundering And Illegal Prescription Drug ChargesFour defendants have pleaded guilty to a variety of federal racketeering charges involving diversion of prescription drugs, money laundering, bank fraud and identity theft in connection to a nationwide crime operation, according to federal prosecutors.
Oakland Man Arrested For Allegedly Stealing Truck With Prescription Drugs In VallejoA man was arrested Monday for allegedly stealing a truck containing prescription drugs from outside Costco in Vallejo, police said.
AG's Office Charges Bay Area Woman Who Allegedly Posed As Walgreens Pharmacist For 11 YearsState prosecutors on Tuesday announced the filing of criminal charges against a Milpitas woman who allegedly impersonated two different pharmacists and illegally dispensed prescription drugs.
Bay Area Counties Join California’s Drug Pool To Negotiate Better PricesThree Bay Area counties, Alameda, San Francisco and Santa Clara, have joined the state of California to negotiate lower prescription drug prices.
Woman Accused Of Posing As Walgreens Pharmacist For YearsA Bay Area woman is accused of posing as a pharmacist and handling nearly a million prescriptions before she was caught, the California Board of Pharmacy confirmed Wednesday.
San Francisco Sues Drug Makers, Distributors Over Role In Opioid EpidemicSan Francisco's city attorney sued an array of prescription drug makers and distributors Tuesday, accusing them of fraudulent practices and creation of a public nuisance in contributing to the opioid epidemic.
Owner Of SF Herbal Medicine Store Allegedly Sold Prescription Drugs Without Licensehe owner of an herbal medicine store in San Francisco's Chinatown has been charged with selling and holding prescription drugs for sale without a license, prosecutors announced Monday.
Over 200 Common Drugs May Cause Depression, Report WarnsHealth professionals are issuing a disturbing warning about common medications after finding that hundreds of drugs are putting people at risk of developing depression.
'Gag Clause' Keeping Pharmacies From Revealing Lower-Cost Drug OptionsObscure rules that cost patients money when they're buying prescription drugs have been a pharmaceutical industry standard for years, and now a bill in the state Assembly is targeting the practice.
'Gag Clause' Keeping Pharmacies From Revealing Lower-Cost Drug OptionsObscure rules that cost patients money when they're buying prescription drugs have been a pharmaceutical industry standard for years, and now a bill in the state Assembly is targeting the practice. 
Horizon Pharma Jacks Painkiller Drug Price From $138 to $2,979The drug is 22 times more expensive than when the company acquired it in late 2013.