Attorney General Becerra Announces Charges Against Rosemead Doctor for Unlawfully Prescribing Medication
SACRAMENTO - California Attorney General Xavier Becerra today announced the arraignment and surrender of Dr. Po Long Lew for unlawfully prescribing sedatives and muscle relaxants to his patients without a medical purpose. Dr. Lew allegedly prescribed benzodiazepines such as Xanax, and carisoprodols such as Soma without first completing a legitimate physical exam of his patients and without his patients demonstrating a medical need. He was arraigned today in Los Angeles Superior Court.
- Date:December 2, 2020
- Agency:California Attorney General
- State Enforcement Agencies