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Florida Man Gets 28 Months In Stolen Meds Case

A Florida man was sentenced to 28 months in prison for his role in a prescription medication theft case. The drugs were later sold in New Jersey.

12/09/2014

The Rising Cost Of Generic Drugs (Source: CBS4)

Rising Cost Of Generic Drugs

Buying generic brand drugs when filling a prescription used to be a no brainer. However, with a recent spike in prices, some are now struggling to pay for what was once affordable medication.

08/15/2014

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Prescription Drug Take-Back Day Set For Saturday

If you have any prescription drugs that are no longer necessary for you, the Drug Enforcement Agency is encouraging you to drop them off at one of several locations for the National Prescription Drug Take-Back day Saturday.

04/25/2014

Are Prescription Drugs Covered Under My Health Insurance?

Under the Affordable Care Act, most health insurance policies must cover prescription drugs.

03/12/2014

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Tighter Security Coming For Prescription Database

In an effort to protect patient information, state health officials announced an increase in security of its statewide prescription drug datatbase.

CBS Miami–06/19/2013

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DEA & Walgreens Settle Dispute Over Oxycodone Distribution

The Drug Enforcement Administration reached a financial settlement with pharmacy giant Walgreens for the company violating rules dealing with the distribution of powerful prescription painkillers.

CBS Miami–06/11/2013

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Dangerous Drug Creating New Addicts

There is a new epidemic of people who have been addicted to opium pills switching over to another dangerous drug which has gotten easier and cheaper to acquire.

CBS4–05/22/2013

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DEA Collects 14 Tons Of Unused Rx Drugs In Florida

More than 14 tons of unused or expired prescription drugs were collectedby the The U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration during a recent drug take-back day in Florida.

CBS Miami–05/03/2013

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Workers’ Comp Bill Headed To Gov. Scott

A bill that aims at lowering workers’ compensation insurance costs is now on its way to Gov. Rick Scott’s desk for signing.

05/01/2013

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Take Back Day Gets Rid Of Unwanted Meds

Prevention of prescription drug abuse, and accidental ingestion, is all part of the plan behind National Prescription Drug “Take-Back Day”.

CBS4–04/27/2013

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