DENVER (CBS4) – A Denver area doctor is accused of running what’s often referred to as a “pill mill” by overprescribing strong and highly addictive drugs to his patients. The case comes to light less than a month after lawmakers decided to take a closer look at the program designed to keep it from happening and found it hasn’t been working for years.
Psychiatrist Howard Weiss faces more than 100 counts related to overprescribing dangerous drugs with little to no patient examine or look into their history,
“I brought details about therapy sessions I had done my report medical history. I kind of expected it to be an involved processes because this drug is one you wouldn’t to prescribe to just anyone,” a former patient, who asked not to be identified, said.
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