Former patient of N.S. doctor tells judge he never received the prescription

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A former patient of a Nova Scotia doctor accused of drug trafficking and fraud testified Tuesday that he did not receive pills even though records show they were prescribed to him.

Merle Chase, 68, told the trial of Dr. Sarah Dawn Jones, “As God as my witness, I never got them.”

Chase told the court Jones was his doctor for four to five years and in January 2014, he had sought treatment for pain.

Jones has pleaded not guilty to possession of narcotics for the purpose of trafficking, drawing a document without authority and fraud.

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This article is summarized by Canadian Fraud News Inc.