Doctors Could Face Drug Database Requirement For Prescriptions A proposal backed by the House committee on Thursday would require physicians to access a state drug database before prescribing controlled substances to new patients.
Florida's Drug Database Goes Into Effect This ThursdayA long-debated prescription drug database aimed at cracking down on so-called ‘pill mills’ in the state will go into effect this Thursday.
Fla. Senate Set To Vote On Pill Mill BillThe 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.
Scott Rejects Funds For Drug DatabaseFlorida Governor Rick Scott is developing a reputation of turning down money from outside sources. The latest comes after the maker of OxyContin offered up $1 million to help pay for a prescription drug database.