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Reports Show Florence Doctor Has Previous Legal Issues

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A Florence medical center is raided by state, local, and federal agencies after a two-year investigation into a doctor's prescription writing practices.

Dr. Chris Arthur Christensen's practices have made news before. Christensen made headlines in a Washington newspaper, the Spokesman Review.

According to the March 2001 article, he agreed to stop practicing medicine in Idaho for two years after he was accused of over-prescribing drugs in Silverton in Shoshone County. The article claims the prescriptions were linked to two deaths in Idaho. Christensen made headlines again when he was indicted in 2006 after a lengthy investigation into his practice there.

In 2010, a jury cleared him of allegations he over-prescribed drugs from his Idaho practice.

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