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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4黑药店
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4开黑药的
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开黑药的


Definition from own experience or research:
开黑药的指的是那些乱开处方药当做毒品或其他非治疗性用药的医生,诊所或药房。

Example sentence(s):
  • 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  

Explanation:
也可以翻译成“滥开药者”。
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Local time: 11:37
Native speaker of: Native in ChineseChinese
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黑药店


Definition from own experience or research:
通过非法途径贩卖非法药材和有害药材的商店。

Example sentence(s):
  • 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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China
Local time: 03:37
Native speaker of: Native in ChineseChinese
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