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May 12, 2011

Drug Dealers Illegally Buying and Selling HIV Meds

Drug dealers in the Washington Heights neighborhood of New York City, which is heavily populated with immigrants and descendants from the Dominican Republic, are illegally buying prescription drugs, including HIV medications, and selling the meds to their country of origin, The New York Times reports. The drug dealers approach pharmacy patrons exiting with prescriptions and ask them to sell their Oxycontin, Percocet or HIV meds. In the past few years, the police have made several related arrests.

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