A South Florida doctor and more than half a dozen employees of a pain clinic group were arrested for racketeering, conspiracy to commit racketeering and eight counts of manslaughter, following a five year investigation.
The state’s House has gave final approval to a bill that would extend regulations on pain-management clinics, sending the issue to Gov. Rick Scott.
The House is poised to give final approval to a bill (SB 450) that would extend regulations placed on pain-management clinics after Florida became a hotbed of prescription-drug abuse and trafficking.
A South Florida doctor is looking at up to 350 years in prison for his part in a pill mill operation.
Pembroke Pines doctors who peddled oxycodone at a Dania Beach pill mill is headed to prison. On Tuesday Dr. Scott Becker, 54, was sentenced 70 months in prison followed by three years of supervised release.
A suspected pill was broken up in an upscale Fort Lauderdale neighborhood Wednesday at a location that authorities and CBS4 first visited more than two years ago.
There is a new epidemic of people who have been addicted to opium pills switching over to another dangerous drug which has gotten easier and cheaper to acquire.
A modified bill designed to crack down on pill mills and ‘doctor shopping’ in the state passed a House panel on Tuesday with an important key proposal left off.
Three Miami-Dade men and a woman are the latest people to be charged by the Florida Department of Law Enforcement in connection with a statewide pill mill investigation.
Facing charges connected to running a pill mill in Tennessee, Tammy Guzman walked out of her federal trial in Knoxville earlier this month and never returned.