Drugs

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Prescription Costs On The Rise

Insurance companies are changing the way you pay for your prescription drugs. In some cases, the idea of a copay is going away.

17 hours ago

(Source: CBS4)

Report Suggests Trend In Prescription Drug Errors Filled By Pharmacists

Anyone who has picked up a prescription knows a pharmacy counter can be a busy place that can sometimes lead to mistakes.

CBS Miami–02/20/2015

Levaquin  (Source: CBS4)

Powerful Antibiotic Could Be A Prescription For Danger

They are some of the most widely prescribed type of antibiotics. But instead of making patients better, many say they’ve never been sicker. The most popular among them is Levaquin.
Tonight, CBS4’s Chief Investigate reporter Michele Gillen reports that the FDA is being pushed to increase the warnings about how these drugs should be used.

CBS4–02/13/2015

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Researchers Document Drug Use At Ultra Music Fest

After 16 years it’s no secret, Ultra Music Festival has definitely earned a reputation of being a humungous mosh pit of psychotropic uppers and downer drugs.

WPOWFM–02/11/2015

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Florida Man Gets 28 Months In Stolen Meds Case

A Florida man was sentenced to 28 months in prison for his role in a prescription medication theft case. The drugs were later sold in New Jersey.

12/09/2014

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Feds Charge 21 Alleged Members Of Miami Gang

Federal prosecutors say 21 people are charged with numerous offenses in a crackdown on a violent Miami street gang known as the “Big Money Team.”

10/08/2014

(Source: BSO)

BSO Deputy Charged With Stealing Drugs Bonds Out

Suspended Broward Sheriff Deputy Eduardo Mesa bonded out of jail Thursday evening.

09/04/2014

August 29, 2014: CBP said heroin was found inside of a box of flowers coming to the U.S. from Colombia.  (Source: U.S. Customs and Border Protection)

Special Delivery Of Heroin Found Inside Flower Shipment

U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers discovered a special delivery inside a batch of flowers.

08/29/2014

Marijuana (Source: CBS4)

Coast Guard Obtains 900 Pounds Of Marijuana

The U.S. Coast Guard stopped $800,000 worth of marijuana from hitting the streets of South Florida after 900 pounds of pot was seized from the ocean Sunday morning.

08/17/2014

(Source: CBS4)

Coast Guard Offloads Nearly $800,000 Worth Of Marijuana

The Coast Guard offloaded nearly $800,000 worth of marijuana on Saturday morning.

08/16/2014

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