No. 09-11984.

709 F.3d 1082 (2013)

UNITED STATES of America, Plaintiff-Appellee, v. Jack Kelly JOSEPH, Dorothy Mack, Spurgeon Green, Jr., Defendants-Appellants.

United States Court of Appeals, Eleventh Circuit.

February 21, 2013.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

Laura D. Cooper , Laura D. Cooper , Eugene, OR, Franklin J. Hogue (Court-Appointed), Laura D. Hogue (Court-Appointed), Hogue & Hogue, Macon, GA, for Defendants-Appellants.

David Lieberman , Dept. of Justice, Crim. Div., Washington, DC, Jennifer Kolman , Michelle Schieber , U.S. Attys., Macon, GA, for Plaintiff-Appellee.

Before MARCUS and PRYOR, Circuit Judges, and FRIEDMAN, District Judge.

PRYOR, Circuit Judge:

The main issue presented in this appeal involves a jury instruction about proving a violation of the Controlled Substances Act, 21 U.S.C. § 801 et seq., by medical professionals. A physician, his assistant, and a pharmacist convicted of violating the Act in connection with the operation of a "pill mill" argue that a jury instruction at their trial ran afoul of the decision in Gonzales v. Oregon, 546 U.S. 243

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