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  • State revokes license of Burbank pharmacy that sold drugs to patients who died

    State revokes license of Burbank pharmacy that sold drugs to patients who died
    A Burbank pharmacy that dispensed painkillers and other narcotics to five young patients who later died of overdoses had its license revoked Monday after the state pharmacy board found that its employees failed to properly scrutinize prescriptions that contributed to patient deaths.
  • Drug take-back brings in many pills

    Burbank police collected 220 pounds of unwanted prescription drugs Saturday at the department’s biannual drug take-back event, which was part of a nationwide effort to curb drug abuse and accidental poisonings, police said. The load was enough to...

    Holiday Inn cancels cannabis seminar reservation in Burbank

    Following a police inquiry, a $250-per-person marijuana seminar run under an opaque name saw a recent Burbank program canceled, resulting in a last-minute move from the Holiday Inn to Universal City, something its organizer decried as “un-American.&...

    Burbank police want old prescription drugs

    This Saturday, Burbank police, in partnership with the Drug Enforcement Administration, will host a drug take-back event in which they’ll collect expired or unwanted prescription drugs in an attempt to prevent medication abuse or accidental...

    Driver who rear-ended Burbank police patrol car allegedly took prescription drugs

    A 51-year-old man was arrested early Wednesday when he reportedly rear-ended a Burbank police car while under the influence of prescription drugs, police said. Police stopped the man – identified as Michael Joanou – just after 1 a.m....