Maryland physician indicted for illegally distributing controlled substances

A Bethesda, Md.-based physician has been indicted on seven counts of dispensing controlled substances outside the scope of her professional practice, Fox 5 DC reported April 3. 

From 2021 to 2022, Anissa Maroof, MD, allegedly wrote illegal prescriptions for medically unnecessary controlled substances, including Adderall, Suboxone, Subutex and Xanax. 

She was arraigned April 1 and faces seven counts of dispensing or distributing controlled substances outside the usual course of professional practice and one count of maintaining a drug-involved premises.

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