Officials, victims applaud new drug law
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For Teri Kroll, a recently passed law aimed at curbing prescription pain-pill abuse statewide is personal.
The Lindenhurst woman's son Timothy, 23, died of a heart attack after years of drug addiction. She said she blames a Massapequa doctor for prescribing high dosages of oxycodone to her son. In October, that doctor, Saji Francis of Melville, was sentenced to 6 months in jail for illegally...