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Florida Legislation Aimed At Opioid Abuse Tied To Dip In Prescriptions

Reuters | Paige Lavender | Posted 08.17.2015 | Politics

(Reuters Health) - Florida’s efforts to curb opioid abuse by registering pain clinics and electronically monitoring prescriptions may have helpe...

Pill Mill Trial's Wild Evidence

Sun Sentinel | Paula Mcmahon | Posted 09.04.2013 | Miami

In their battle to shut down some of the nation's busiest and most profitable pain management clinics, federal authorities used everything in their ar...

State Lawmakers Crack Down On So-Called 'Pill Mills'

AP | KATE BRUMBACK | Posted 05.21.2013 | Politics

ATLANTA — As Southern states cracked down on so-called pill mills, Georgia's lax regulation made it a magnet for clinics known for prescribing p...

WATCH: Anguished Message Scrawled On Clinic In Christmas Arson

Sun Sentinel | Erika Pesantes | Posted 02.25.2013 | Miami

Hollywood Fire-Rescue and State Fire Marshal investigators are looking into a suspicious fire that broke out at a pain clinic where an accusatory mess...

Regulating Pain Pills: How Do We Decide Who Gets What?

Peter Abaci, M.D. | Posted 06.17.2012 | Healthy Living
Peter Abaci, M.D.

People feeling overwhelmed by their pain shouldn't be in line at pill mills or get treated like they are going through airport security. They should have a place to go where they can learn how to overcome what really ails them.

Why Government Dictating What People Put In Their Bodies Violates Personal Liberty

Stanton Peele | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Stanton Peele

If people can't regulate their chemical intake for themselves, what hope is there for them in the modern universe?

Police Crack Down On 'Pill Mills'

Reuters | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

State and federal agents raided pain clinics throughout south Florida on Thursday in a crackdown on "pill mills" that they said dispensed medically ...