GP charged with drug offences after manufacturing his own novel painkiller

Police have accused Dr Clive Stack of unlawfully supplying narcotic substances
Dr Clive Stack
Dr Clive Stack.

A GP who claimed to be trialling a self-developed topical medication to treat complex regional pain syndrome has been charged with illegally suppling narcotics.

Dr Clive Stack fronted the Hobart Magistrate’s Court on Monday accused of 42 offences, including unlawfully supplying narcotic substances and prescribing restricted substances for unauthorised purposes.