Embattled Oklahoma doctor launches social media campaign, calls for drug testing at state agency

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OKLAHOMA CITY - An Oklahoma doctor, who was stripped of his license, is now launching a one-man crusade against a high-profile state agency.

In January, agents stormed the metro clinic of Dr. Harvey Jenkins, accusing him of running a pill mill operation.

Now, he’s launching a virtual attack on one of the very agencies that shut him down.

NewChannel 4 spoke exclusively with Jenkins on Thursday.

He said the Oklahoma Bureau of Narcotics “chose the wrong guy.”

Jenkins has a big social media presence with more than 23,000 followers on Twitter.

He’s not shy online about his opinions on just about everything.

Now, he’s launching a campaign to get OBN employees drug tested.

2015 has been a life-changing year for Jenkins.

The Harvard-trained spinal surgeon and pain management doctor got his licenses suspended after state agents raided his south Oklahoma City clinic.

They found loose pills and pre-signed prescriptions.

Looking back, Jenkins admits he would've done things differently, but he insists he didn't break the law.

“I know I didn’t do anything wrong. I know I didn’t do anything illegal," Jenkins said. "Part of the testament to that is, when people are guilty of things, they run away. I’ve never run away."

Now, Jenkins is an Uber driver and spends a lot of time on his website and social media.

“It’s not that we don’t need OBN," Jenkins said. "We don’t need this OBN."

Jenkins is firing back at the agency that took down his practice.

He’s particularly vocal about a scandal at a narcotics training program back in May that led to state employees being fired or disciplined.

“[It was] a 10 day festival of drinking and sexual impropriety,” Jenkins said.

Jenkins has launched an online petition on Change.org called #drugtestOBN.

“The people that are in charge of fostering drug policy in this state and enforcing our drug laws should be able to meet the same standards as people driving a truck across the highways,” Jenkins said.

Jenkins is also taking his fight to court, suing the OBN and asking a judge to reverse the agency’s final order that stripped Jenkins of his license to write prescriptions.

OBN Spokesman Mark Woodward responded to the petition, saying they have a lot of critics due to the nature of their work, and they simply ignore them.

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