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The Broward Sheriff's Office raided a suspect pill mill in Pompano Beach. (Source: CBS4)

Suspected Pill Mill Raided In Pompano Beach

Broward Sheriff’s deputies and a SWAT team raid the offices of a pain clinic in Pompano Beach Tuesday morning which they suspect was operating as a ‘pill mill’.

CBS4–06/12/2012

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DEA: Florida No Longer Pill Mill Capital

After being known as the nation’s “Pill Mill Capital,” Florida’s top drug enforcement agents say that is no longer the case.

CBS4–01/30/2012

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CVS Won’t Fill Some Doctors’ Pain Prescriptions

The CVS pharmacy chain has fired the latest shot in Florida’s pain pill epidemic.

CBS4–11/30/2011

(Source: Miami-Dade Corrections) Dr. Mark Sachs

Dade Doc Accused Of Peddling Oxycodone

A south Miami-Dade doctor is behind bars charged with three counts of trafficking in oxycodone and running an unlicensed pain management clinic.

CBS4–10/11/2011

Pill Mill Crackdown

32 Indicted In Broward Pill Mill Crackdown

Thirty-two people in Broward and Palm Beach County were indicted Tuesday in a pill mill take down that targeted four alleged pain management clinics.

CBS4–08/23/2011

(Source: CBS4) Prescription pills

Miami-Dade Ordinance Cracks Down On Pain Clinics

Miami-Dade County is getting tough on pain clinics that operate in the county. Tuesday, the Commission approved an ordinance that requires all pain clinic owners in Miami-Dade to register their clinic with the Department of Consumer Services.

CBS4–08/03/2011

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7 Charged In Fort Lauderdale Pharmacy Pill Mill Case

Seven people are charged in South Florida with supplying more than 1 million tablets of oxycodone painkiller to drug dealers and to fill pill mill doctor prescriptions.

CBS4–07/09/2011

(Source: CBS4) Prescription pills

FL Surgeon General Temporarily Halts Portion Of “Pill Mill” Law

Florida’s surgeon general has temporarily suspended part of the state’s new “pill mill” legislation.

CBS4–07/06/2011

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Officials To Crackdown On Pill Mills

Officials are continuing to crack down on so-called “pill mills” posing a threat to the public. It’s the latest step in a crackdown that began in October when Florida’s “Pill Mill Bill” went on the books.

CBS4–07/02/2011

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Senate Passes Pill Mill Bill

Trying to shed Florida’s reputation as a pill-mill capital, the Senate unanimously approved a wide-ranging bill Friday to stiffen penalties against bad doctors and place new limits on dispensing controlled substances.

CBS4–05/06/2011

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