Former Pill Mill Doc Pleads Guilty To ManslaughterA former Delray Beach doctor has been sentenced to five years in prison in connection with the overdose death of one of his patients.
Broward Doc's Conviction Upheld In Pill Mill CaseA state appeals court has upheld the conviction of a Broward County doctor who was found guilty of racketeering and trafficking in oxycodone after an undercover investigation of a pill mill.
11 Arrested In Miami Pill Mill Crack Down, One Still At LargeAttorney General Pam Bondi announced the arrests of nearly a dozen people in connection to a pill mill in Miami.
Former Pill Mill Kingpin Given 20 Years In PrisonA former pill mill kingpin, who's drug empire was worth a reported $43 million, was sentenced to 20 years in prison following the fatal overdose of a West Palm Beach man in 2009.
Senate Committee To Tackle Patients' Pain Med ProblemsThe Legislature may have inadvertently made it harder for legitimate patients to get critical pain medications when it passed a 2011 law aimed at shutting down rogue clinics that branded the state as the "pill mill capital" of the country.
State Change Could Help Patients Get Pain MedicationsThe Florida Board of Pharmacy approved a rule change Wednesday aimed at training pharmacists to change their mindset about prescriptions for controlled substances.
State Looks At Pill Mill Regs Causing "Pharmacy Crawl"Chris Young is a lifelong gun enthusiast, but his wife Lesley got rid of his rifles not long after the couple moved back to Florida nearly two years ago.
Doctor, Employees Charged in Pill Mill InvestigationA 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.
"Pill Mill" Regulations Headed To Scott's DeskThe 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.
"Pill Mill" Regulations Likely To Be ExtendedThe 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.
Pill Mill Doc Faces Up To 350 Years In PrisonA South Florida doctor is looking at up to 350 years in prison for his part in a pill mill operation.
Pembroke Pines Pill Mill Doc Sentenced 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.