Substance abuse awareness groups wary of generic narcotics
Though Florida’s amping up its efforts to shut down pill mills prescription drug abuse may become more of problem starting next year. Florida’s 89.1, WUFT-FM’s Chip Skambis spoke with the Director of non-profit organization Narconon, Mary Reester, about the potential problems that could come when patent protection on Oxycontin expires next year.
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Florida Department of Law Enforcement releases the 2013 Annual Unified Crime Report, which indicates a drop in crime in many North Central Florida counties.
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Officer Michael Lee is on administrative leave after the Friday night incident.