Drugs

Massachusetts Paramedic Resigns after Drug Theft Allegations

He's accused of stealing morphine from a prefilled syringe and replacing the narcotic with saline solution.

Posted Monday, September 10, 2012

Man High on Drugs Called Medics after Snake on TV "Bit Him"

This was one of more than 1,800 hoax calls the agency has dealt with in the past year.

Posted Tuesday, August 21, 2012

New Jersey Bans Synthetic Marijuana

Also known as K2 and Spice, it's the third most commonly abused drug by high school seniors.

Posted Thursday, March 1, 2012

Mass. Paramedic Charged with Driving While Drugged

Although he was off-duty, he was still in uniform when police stopped him.

Posted Monday, December 5, 2011

Oklahoma EMS Face Drug Shortage

EMSA learned of the shortage about midsummer.

Posted Monday, October 4, 2010

Minnesota Firefighter Fired, Accused Of Using Patient's Fentanyl

Ditzler admitted to injecting 50 mg of fentanyl.

Posted Friday, October 1, 2010

Drug Shortage Possible In New York

Dr. Billittier pointed out that drug shortages happen all the time.

Posted Tuesday, August 24, 2010

Dispatcher Arrested for Allegedly Stealing Morphine

Macomber was an employee for CarePlus Ambulance Service Inc.

Posted Monday, June 7, 2010

Washington Fire Captain Charged in Drug Theft

Paramedics noticed early this month that safety seals were broken.

Posted Thursday, May 20, 2010


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