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Are Prescription Drugs Covered Under My Health Insurance?

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

03/12/2014

Prescription Pills

FDLE Chemist Accused Of Tampering With Evidence In 35 Counties

The Florida Department of Law Enforcement ordering a statewide review of crime lab drug evidence after a state crime lab chemist was relieved of duty for allegedly stealing drugs.

CBS Miami–02/01/2014

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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

(Source: www.myfloridalegal.com) Attorney General Pam Bondi

AG Bondi Urges Urban Outfitters To Stop Selling Prescription-Looking Products

Attorney General Pam Bondi, along with other attorneys general, is not laughing at a popular retailer’s housewares line made to look like prescription bottles.

CBS4–05/22/2013

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New Law Adds Prescribing Powers To Optometrists

Gov. Rick Scott signed a bill Friday that will allow optometrists to prescribe oral medications, ending a long-running lobbying battle about the issue.

CBS Miami–04/20/2013

Sandor Guillen in court on Monday March 11, 2013. (Source: CBS4)

CBS4 Investigates: Prescriptions In DUI Case Called “Illegal”

Sandor Guillen is charged with DUI manslaughter, but his case may spawn a second investigation into how he came to possess prescription drugs.

CBS4–03/14/2013

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So-Called “Viagra For The Brain” Used To Provide Extra Energy Boost

A narcolepsy drug, dubbed the “Viagra for the brain”, is being used by some people to increase their brain function.

CBS Miami–11/22/2012

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Rehab for ADD Medications On the Rise

When you think of drug rehab, you probably think of cocaine, heroine, or oxycotin. But some different drugs are sending an explosion of kids into treatment. We’re talking about prescriptions for ADD and ADHD. CBS4’s Cynthia Demos has the story.

CBS4–08/27/2012

Prescription Pills

Unwanted Drugs? Let Cops, DEA Take Them Off Your Hands

Remember that Vicodin your doctor prescribed but you never finished? How about the oxycodone your aunt was taking when she came to visit but left behind. What do you do with it now? Cops and the DEA say they have a solution; turn it in, no questions asked.

CBS4–04/28/2012

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