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Tuesday 23 January 2018

Corey Haim 'had over 550 pills'

Corey Haim employed 'doctor shopping' to obtain 553 prescription pills
Corey Haim employed 'doctor shopping' to obtain 553 prescription pills

Corey Haim employed "doctor shopping" to obtain 553 prescription pills in the two months before his death, according to California's Attorney General.

The actor obtained the medicines, which included Valium, Vicodin, Xanax and Soma, through seven different doctors and seven pharmacies, and he used an alias on at least one occasion, Jerry Brown said.

Brown said it did not appear the doctors knew Haim was obtaining prescriptions through multiple sources.

He called Haim -- the star of 1980s films such as The Lost Boys and License to Drive -- a "poster child" for prescription drug abuse. He said that it wasn't just celebrities who were obtaining massive quantities of prescription drugs through doctor-shopping.

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