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.
Prescription Drug Database Set To Open In Sept.The much ballyhooed Florida prescription-drug database is set to being operating in September and October, according to the News Service of Florida.
Legislature Set To Battle Over Pill MillsA legislative fight is brewing over how to handle pain pill abuse in Florida. House speaker Dean Cannon said he won’t call for a database to track prescription drugs, which sets up a showdown with the Senate.