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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.


Action Details

  • Date:December 2, 2020
  • Agency:California Attorney General
  • Enforcement Types:
    • State Enforcement Agencies