A file photo shows OxyContin pills at a pharmacy in Montpelier, Vt. Central North Carolina is one of a dozen regions across the country included in a pilot program for combating the nation’s opioid epidemic, Attorney General Jeff Sessions announced Wednesday.
A file photo shows OxyContin pills at a pharmacy in Montpelier, Vt. Central North Carolina is one of a dozen regions across the country included in a pilot program for combating the nation’s opioid epidemic, Attorney General Jeff Sessions announced Wednesday. Toby Talbot 2016 AP file photo
A file photo shows OxyContin pills at a pharmacy in Montpelier, Vt. Central North Carolina is one of a dozen regions across the country included in a pilot program for combating the nation’s opioid epidemic, Attorney General Jeff Sessions announced Wednesday. Toby Talbot 2016 AP file photo

NC pill pushers among those targeted nationwide by new federal opioid program

August 03, 2017 01:54 PM