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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

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Two Dozen Charged In Pill Scam At Palm Beach VA Center

More than a dozen people were taken into custody for all selling oxycodone and other drugs around a Veterans Affairs medical center in Palm Beach County.

08/18/2011

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New Data Shows Prescription Pill Deaths Up From 2009

Despite numerous campaigns to educate the public about he dangers of prescription pill abuse, drug deaths in Florida increased nearly 9 percent last year compared to 2009.

CBS4–08/15/2011

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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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Doctors No Longer Allowed To Sell Narcotics

Florida law enforcement wasted no time in enforcing a new law that forbids doctors and clinics from selling narcotic medications. Tuesday, officials in Broward County went to multiple clinics to shut down the pill mills.

CBS4–07/05/2011

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Sunrise To Crack Down On ‘Pill Mills’

Sunrise city leaders are considering several measures to crack down on so-called ‘pill mills’ which they claim allow abusers easy access to powerful painkillers.

CBS4–06/20/2011

Attorney General Pam Bondi, FDLE Commissioner Gerald Bailey and Dennis Bustle of the Capitol Police joined Governor Rick Scott as he signed historic legislation to crack down on Florida's pill mill epidemic. (Governor's Press Office)

Gov. Scott Signs “Pill Mills” Bill In Ft. Lauderdale

Gov. Rick Scott was in Fort Lauderdale Friday morning where he signed a new law aimed at controlling the state’s “pill mills”.

CBS4–06/03/2011

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Gov. Scott To Sign Pill Mill Bill In S. Fla.

Gov. Rick Scott plans to sign legislation on Friday aimed at curbing prescription drug abuse, holding signing ceremonies in three different cities around the state including one in South Florida.

CBS4–06/02/2011

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Broward Considers Pill Mill Ordinance

Broward County commissioners are asked for the public’s input on a proposed ordinance which would crack down on so-called ‘pill mills’.

CBS4–05/10/2011

Prescription Pills

Fla. Senate Set To Vote On Pill Mill Bill

The Florida Senate is poised to approve a bill that would crack down on unscrupulous pain-management clinics, after a debate Thursday about the possible trampling of privacy rights.

CBS4–04/29/2011

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