Virginia doctor faces up to life in prison in opioid case

Virginia doctor faces up to life in prison in opioid case

Seattle Times

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ABINGDON, Va. (AP) — A Virginia doctor who was convicted of more than 800 counts of illegally prescribing opioids faces a sentence of 20 years to life in prison. Dr. Joel Smithers, of Greensboro, North Carolina, is scheduled to be sentenced Wednesday in U.S. District Court in Abingdon. Smithers was convicted in May of illegally […]

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