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Tag Archives: prescription drugs
By Sarah Samuels and George Pappas on November 29th, 2012 | Last updated: November 29, 2012 at 3:29 pm
A growing group of college students around the country illegally use prescription drugs like Adderall to help them excel in the classroom.
By Kaitlyn McGrath on September 27th, 2012 | Last updated: March 28, 2013 at 1:14 pm
The Marion County Sheriff’s Office and the Ocala Police Department are hosting an initiative for National Pill Take-Back Day to curtail the illegal use and sale of prescription drugs.
By Stephanie Brown on April 27th, 2012 | Last updated: March 28, 2013 at 4:17 pm
Florida has seen a sharp rise in the sale of prescription pain medication, and University of Florida Addictive Medicine Professor Gary Reisfield says that is the first step in a dangerous trend. Reisfield has seen continued growth in sales over [...]
By Stephanie Brown and Alyssa Averette on April 25th, 2012 | Last updated: March 28, 2013 at 4:27 pm
Florida Attorney General Pam Bondi is refocusing state efforts to combat prescription drug abuse in expectant mothers. University of Florida Pediatrics Professor Mark Hudak says a baby exposed to certain classes of drugs in the fetus will experience severe symptoms [...]
By Katiana Krawchenko on April 6th, 2012 | Last updated: March 28, 2013 at 4:23 pm
Earlier this week a nurse in Ocala was charged with obtaining prescription drugs through fraud, and as Florida’s 89.1 Katiana Krawchenko reports, this coincides with a study released today.