pill mill

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00:54 Feb 4, 2011
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Medical - Medical: Health Care
Additional field(s): Medical: Pharmaceuticals
English term or phrase: pill mill
Definition from Drug Addiction Treatment:
“Pill mill’ is a term used primarily by local and state investigators to describe a doctor, clinic, or pharmacy that is prescribing or dispensing powerful narcotics inappropriately or for non-medical reasons.

Example sentence(s):
  • His parents claim he obtained the pills after a visit to a "pill mill" -- storefronts that often provide powerful narcotics without thorough patient exams and usually on a cash-only basis. ABC News
  • City commissioners voted to approve a moratorium on "pill mills." Wesh.com
  • A Houston physician's license has been temporarily suspended for illegally operating a "pill mill" where thousands of prescriptions for addictive drugs were written — often to those suspected of being recruited by drug crews, investigators said. Chron
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  • 我认识很多人从某个开黑药的那里获取昂贵的营养品。 - My own sentence 
  • 这个医生因开黑药罪被起诉。 - My own sentence  

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  • 据7月11日《广州日报》报道,目前我国只有12家网上药店取得合法经营资格,但是却有成千上万家黑药店在网上出没。 - 新华网  
  • 在中国,国家食品药品监督管理局(以下简称国家药监局)近两年来,已经陆续曝光了200多家网上黑药店。 - 新闻中心  
  • 网上黑药店有什么样的特征?通过哪些手法来忽悠患者?记者将一一为你解答。 - 中国新闻网  
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