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Assorted prescription pills (Source: Melanie Acevedo via Getty Images)

DEA Collects 14 Tons Of Unused Rx Drugs In Florida

More than 14 tons of unused or expired prescription drugs were collectedby the The U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration during a recent drug take-back day in Florida.

CBS Miami–05/03/2013

(Source: CBS4) Prescription pills

Take Back Day Gets Rid Of Unwanted Meds

Prevention of prescription drug abuse, and accidental ingestion, is all part of the plan behind National Prescription Drug “Take-Back Day”.

CBS4–04/27/2013

pets

New Law Limits Options For Putting A Pet To Sleep

For many people, their dogs and cats are more than just pets, they are a part of the family. So when pets get sick, some veterinarians make house calls and bring much needed medicine directly to the animal to keep it as comfortable as possible, especially when the pet has to be euthanized. But now, a new federal law is making that nearly impossible.

CBS Miami–04/23/2013

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DEA Delivers Toys To Lauderhill Students

Members of the Drug Enforcement Administration came together Monday to bring some smiles to the faces of South Florida school children.

CBS4–12/17/2012

Marijuana

EXCLUSIVE: DEA Busts 2 Miami-Dade Homes For Pot

Some south Miami-Dade residents may have received the answers to their electricity problems after cops discovered something growing right under their noses.

CBS Miami–11/14/2012

This is a file photo of Griselda Blanco. She was released in 2004. (Source: Florida Dept. Of Corrections)

The Hunt For The “Cocaine Godmother”

Griselda Blanco had quite a few nicknames: the godmother, the queen of cocaine, the black widow. Regardless of what she went by she left a lasting impression on South Florida’s history.

CBS4–09/27/2012

DEA 8/16/12 Arrests

6 Doctors Arrested As Part Of Alleged Pill Mill

The Drug Enforcement Administration continued its crackdown of alleged pill mills in South Florida Thursday with the arrests of 11 people, including 6 doctors, in Pompano Beach.

CBS4–08/16/2012

Agents from the DEA, Department of Health, and FDLE, raided Miami-Dade Medical Solutions, a pain clinic in Northeast Miami-Dade as part of "Operation Pill Street Blues" on Wednesday, June 27, 2012. (CBS4)

Family Of Overdose Death Victim Reacts To Pill Street Blues

Ritter Cyphers knew his brother Forrest was in trouble, battling a prescription drug problem. Cyphers decided to call the pain clinic in Vero Beach where his brother was being treated. What Cyphers didn’t know was that agents from the Drug Enforcement Administration were listening in on the February phone call.

06/30/2012

Agents from the DEA, Department of Health, and FDLE, raided Miami-Dade Medical Solutions, a pain clinic in Northeast Miami-Dade as part of "Operation Pill Street Blues" on Wednesday, June 27, 2012. (CBS4)

Exclusive: Operation “Pill Street Blues”

A major operation is underway in Miami and across Florida to arrest rogue doctors and pill mill operators. It’s called “Operation Pill Street Blues” and CBS4’s Carey Codd is the only local reporter allowed to cover the bust in South Florida.

CBS4–06/27/2012

Synthetic Marijuana (CBS4)

Feds: Synthetic Marijuana Suspect Pleads Guilty

It’s a first of its’ kind bust in Florida — Drug Enforcement Agents taking down a South Florida man suspected of distributing fake pot.

CBS4–06/11/2012

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