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August 16, 2018

Justice Department, DEA propose significant opioid manufacturing reduction in 2019

WASHINGTON – The Department of Justice and U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration have proposed a reduction for controlled substances that may be manufactured in the U.S. next year. Consistent with President Trump’s “Safe Prescribing Plan” that seeks to “cut nationwide opioid prescription fills by one-third within three years,” the proposal decreases manufacturing quotas for the six most frequently misused opioids for 2019 by an average ten percent as compared to the 2018 amount.

August 16, 2018

DEA, DA SINI, U.S. Postal Inspection Service & DA’S East End Drug Task Force announce takedown of alleged Montauk Drug distribution ring

HAUPPAUGE, N.Y. – The Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA), Suffolk County District Attorney Timothy D. Sini, the United States Postal Inspection Service and members of the District Attorney’s Office’s East End Drug Task Force today announced the arrest of 16 individuals in connection with an alleged narcotics ring operating in the Montauk area.

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