Pharmacist: Anna Nicole Smith's Prescription Requests Were "Pharmaceutical Suicide" Published at 3:58 PM CDT on Oct 22, 2009 | Updated at 4:00 PM CDT on Oct 22, 2009
HOLLYWOOD, FL - NOVEMBER 20: Anna Nicole Smith makes an appearance at The Seminole Hard Rock Hotel and Casino to meet and great fans on November 20, 2004 in Hollywood, Florida. (Photo by Gustavo Caballero/Getty Images) *** Local Caption *** Anna Nicole Smith
A pharmacist has testified that he refused to provide drugs prescribed to
Anna Nicole Smith, telling a doctor the prescriptions would be "pharmaceutical suicide" for the former Playboy model.
Ira Freeman testified Thursday during a preliminary hearing that he called the doctor and told him the list of six drugs faxed to his pharmacy could have fatal consequences.
He said the fax came from
Dr. Sandeep Kapoor on behalf of Smith's psychiatrist, Dr. Khristina Eroshevich, five months before Smith died of an accidental drug overdose in 2007.
The hearing, which is in its second week, will determine whether Kapoor, Eroshevich and Smith's boyfriend-lawyer
Howard K. Stern will stand trial for conspiring to illegally provide Smith with controlled substances.
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