He obtained licenses to practice medicine in almost every U.S. state, capitalizing on pandemic-era telehealth flexibilities that enabled him to prescribe ketamine nationally. Several of his patients have credited ketamine with saving their lives. I can be fined, can do jail time for continuing to treat people” who are abusing ketamine, he previously said. He is hopeful that he can find a general practitioner to prescribe ketamine, pointing out that it is classified by the DEA as less prone to abuse than Adderall. “This is a medication that any doctor with a DEA license could prescribe,” he said.