Reporting Tate South
(Las Vegas, NV) – A Las Vegas doctor will spend two years in federal prison for illegal distribution of a popular painkiller. The “Review-Journal” says 74-year-old James Tinnell pleaded guilty to one count of distributing oxycodone without a legitimate medical purpose. In return, 11 other counts have been dismissed. Prosecutors say Tinnell represented himself as a pain management specialist and medical marijuana advocate.