Cracking down on pain clinics
Pill mills are getting a lot of attention in Florida, and Governor Rick Scott is addressing the issue. Governor Scott’s initiative to crack down on these facilities that are prescribing pain killers includes using unspent funds from Florida Department of Law Enforcement to enact a strike force. WUFT-FM’s Kristi Posson reports.
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