Pill Mills Cardinal Health Chief Vows Vigorous Defense Of Opioid Lawsuits By Jim Letizia • Aug 4, 2017 cardinalhealth.com The head of Dublin-based Cardinal Health, a defendant in multiple lawsuits filed by communities and states over the distribution of opioids, says his firm plans a vigorous defense. Alleged Pill Mill Operator Passes Away Following Home Invasion Shooting By Associated Press • Jun 25, 2017 ohiohealth.com The former Westerville physician awaiting sentencing on charges related to operating a "pill mill" has died after being shot during an apparent home invasion on Thursday. Alleged Pill Mill Operator Shot In Local Home Invasion By Jim Letizia • Jun 23, 2017 ohiohealth.com Franklin County Sheriff's deputies say a man is hospitalized in critical condition after being shot during a home invasion on Thursday. Local Doc Pleads Guilty To Running Pill Mill By Associated Press & Jim Letizia • Jan 31, 2017 ohiohealth.com Federal prosecutors say a New Albany physician has pleaded guilty to charges of running a pill mill and evading 3.5 million dollars in taxes. Two Guilty Pleas In Columbus Pill Mill Investigation By Associated Press • Dec 4, 2015 Federal prosecutors say a doctor and an employee at a Columbus pill mill have pleaded guilty to illegally distributing pain pills. Local Man Who Owned Pill Mill Sentenced By Jim Letizia & Associated Press • May 22, 2014 columbus division of police The owner of a southern Ohio pill mill has been sentenced to 14 years in prison. 41-year-old Tracy Bias sought a sentence of less than 10 years because he testified against a co-defendant. Federal Court Rejects Appeal Of Convicted Pill Mill Doctor By Jim Letizia & Associated Press • Nov 22, 2013 A three judge panel of the 6th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Cincinnati has rejected appeals by a Chicago doctor sentenced to four life terms stemming from the painkiller overdose deaths of four patients. Authorities Raid Alleged Columbus Pill Mill By Jim Letizia • May 21, 2013 City, county, and state authorities raided a clinic and two pharmacies on Columbus' South side this morning as part of a nine-month investigation of alleged pill mills.