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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

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Last Two Of 13 Sentenced In Fla. Cocaine Conspiracy

Two Florida men have been sentenced to prison after being busted for being a part of a large scale drug trafficking ring.

06/01/2014

Trey Radel (Drew Angerer/Getty Images)

Cocaine Congressman Trey Radel Resigns

Republican Trey Radel, who achieved infamy after pleading guilty to cocaine-possession charges in Washington, will resign his Congressional seat, CBS News has confirmed.

CBS Miami–01/27/2014

ATHENS, GA - SEPTEMBER 15: Head coach Carl Pelini of the Florida Atlantic Owls looks on against the Georgia Bulldogs at Sanford Stadium on September 15, 2012 in Athens, Georgia. (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

FAU Head Coach Quits Over Alleged Illegal Drug Use

A bizarre situation has unfolded in Boca Raton at the Florida Atlantic University athletics department. Head football coach Carl Pelini and defensive coordinator Pete Rekstis both admitted to athletic director Florida Atlantic University athletic director Pat Chun what is described as illegal drug use.

CBS Miami–10/30/2013

Customs and Border Protection burns illegal drugs. (Source: CBS4)

Exclusive Look Inside “The Drug Burn”

If there was ever an image of what hell might look like it would be what someone would see if they looked through a tiny window at a secret facility located in South Florida

CBS Miami–08/05/2013

Sprice Marijuana Lead

AG Bondi Files Emergency Rule Outlawing 22 Synthetic Drugs

Bath salts, K-2 and Spice. Synthetic drugs have many names, but now they share one thing in common: they are illegal in Florida.

CBS4–12/12/2012

After passing a vote in the Florida House this week, synthetic drugs are one step closer to being banned. (Source: Getty Images)

Broward Passes Ban On Bath Salts

Broward County commissioners have officially banned the sale or display of bath salts and synthetic marijuana.

CBS4–10/25/2012

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Florida Supreme Court Upholds State’s Drug Law

A tough law concerning illegal drugs in the state of Florida will remain just as tough as always. Friday, the Florida Supreme Court upheld a law that requires anyone caught with illegal drugs in their possession to prove their innocence.

CBS4–07/13/2012

Pill Mill Crackdown

Gov. Scott: Florida No Longer Pill Mill Haven

With 213 pill mills shut down by Florida law enforcement agencies in the past year, Gov. Rick Scott said Wednesday that law enforcement agencies are making huge inroads on stopping the folks who illegally sell prescription drugs.

03/14/2012

Jeffrey George was sentenced to 15 years in prison for his role in illegally distributing some 20 million pain pills. (Source: PBSO)

Judge Gives S. Fla. Pill Mill Owner 15+ Years In Prison

The co-owner of four South Florida pain clinics responsible for illegally distributing some 20 million pain pills was slapped with a prison sentence of more than 15 years.

CBS4–01/14/2012

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