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Chairman of State Board of Health disciplined by Mississippi Board of Medical Licensure

By: Magnolia Tribune - May 22, 2017

Mississippi Board of Health chairman disciplined

Mississippi’s Board of Medical Licensure has disciplined the chairman of the state Board of Health.

Dr. Luke Lampton, who practices in Magnolia, admitted to the board that he had signed extra prescriptions in case his patients who rely on a drug for opioid addiction ran out of medication. He told the board Thursday he had done so out of fear a problem would arise while he was on vacation.

WTOK
5/20/17

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