Prescription Drug Monitoring Program

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Broward Pharmacy Tech Helps Nab Illegal Pill Seekers

During one week in early July, a Broward County pharmacist says she turned in three customers to the Broward Sheriff’s Office at the North Broward Pharmacy for trying to get their hands on powerful prescription drugs through fraudulent means.

CBS4–07/21/2011

Hurdle Cleared in Prescription Drug Monitoring Program

The “Oxy Express” might be getting ready to close. A major hurdle was cleared today that will allow the Florida Department of Health to move forward with a long-awaited prescription drug monitoring program. Supporters believe […]

CBS4–04/08/2011

AG Says Ruling Will Clear Path for Drug Database

Florida Attorney General Pam Bondi believes a judge’s ruling today will clear the way for the implementation of the state’s prescription drug monitoring program. “The prescription drug database can be an important part of the […]

CBS4–03/08/2011

Gov. Scott Digs In on Prescription Drug Tracking

Bipartisan pressure continues to mount on Florida Governor Rick Scott to change his stance on a Prescription Drug Monitoring Program (PDMP) approved by the state legislature last year. U.S. Senators, Congressmen and the Governor of […]

CBS4–02/24/2011

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Gov. Scott Wants To Kill ‘Pill Mill’ Database

South 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”.

CBS4–02/09/2011

New Statewide Effort to Crack Down on Pill Mills

Last week I wrote about the dismantling of the Florida Office of Drug Control, which was set to oversee the effort to clamp down on pill mills by implementing the Prescription Drug Monitoring Program. While […]

CBS4–12/31/2010

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