New Wearable Technology Promises Drug-Free Pain ReliefThe Food and Drug Administration has given Waltham based Neurometrix the green light to market new wearable technology that can help with all kinds of conditions.
DEA & Walgreens Settle Dispute Over Oxycodone DistributionThe Drug Enforcement Administration reached a financial settlement with pharmacy giant Walgreens for the company violating rules dealing with the distribution of powerful prescription painkillers.
Family Of Overdose Death Victim Reacts To Pill Street BluesRitter 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.
Florida Launches Pain Pill DatabaseIt took a decade and thousands of lives were lost; but Monday, Florida finally launched the state’s pain pill database.
DEA Sets Up Fla. Pill Mill Hotline Got the goods on a suspected pill mill? The DEA wants to hear from you.
Gov. Scott Wants To Kill 'Pill Mill' DatabaseSouth Florida is known as the “pill mill” capital yet Gov. Rick Scott wants to repeal the state's yet-to-be-implemented prescription drug tracking law that's designed to crack down on "pill mills".