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






 

Featured Careers & Jobs in EMS

Get JEMS in Your Inbox

 

Fire EMS Blogs


Blogger Browser

Today's Featured Posts

 

EMS Airway Clinic

Innovation & Progress

Follow in the footsteps of these inspirational leaders of EMS.
More >

Multimedia Thumb

University of Pittsburgh STAAMP Trial

Trauma experts launch tranexamic acid trial.
Watch It >


Multimedia Thumb

New York Ambulance Service Begins Using Power Cot

Service is first in county with new technology.
Watch It >


Multimedia Thumb

Traffic Cam Captures Wisconsin Ambulance Crash

Driver of ambulance cited for failing to operate safely.
Watch It >


Multimedia Thumb

New Mexico Hospital Mourns Helicopter Crash Victims

TriState CareFlight pilot and crew killed in crash.
Watch It >


Multimedia Thumb

Moscow Subway MCI

At least 20 dead and 150 injured in subway derailment.
More >


Multimedia Thumb

Hands On July 2014

Check out the latest products and innovations in JEMS.
More >


Multimedia Thumb

Wounded Veteran Resiliency

Marine is one of many in quality of life study.
More >


Multimedia Thumb

Field Bridge Xpress ePCR on iPad, Android, Kindle Fire

Sneak peek of customizable run forms & more.
Watch It >


Multimedia Thumb

LMA MAD Nasal™

Needle-free intranasal drug delivery.
Watch It >


Multimedia Thumb

The AmbuBus®, Bus Stretcher Conversion Kit - EMS Today 2013

AmbuBus®, Bus Stretcher all-hazards preparedness & response tool
Watch It >


Multimedia Thumb

VividTrac offered by Vivid Medical - EMS Today 2013

VividTrac, affordable high performance video intubation device.
Watch It >


More Product Videos >