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United States v. Cunningham
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The defendant was a registered nurse at an Indiana hospital. Employees of the hospital found syringes of Demerol that were tampered with. The police interviewed nurses who had access to the syringes. In one of those interviews, the defendant admitted to being a Demerol addict, but denied that she tampered with the syringes. A blood and urine test was given and the defendant tested positive for the urine test. The defendant argued that she did not place anyone on danger of bodily harm since she merely failed to relieve pain, not cause it.
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