Authorities are increasing the penalties for physicians who prescribe or dispense prescription narcotics. It’s a joint effort between the Florida Department of Health and the Florida Department of Law Enforcement. The crackdown coincides with the death of a two-year-old girl in Hernando County. Brittany Wienke and Luis Giraldo have more.[audio:http://www.wuft.org/media/audio/Oxycodonewrap.mp3]
On Thursday, about 200 people representing the Coalition held a demonstration at the University of Florida to demand that the university end its contract with Wendy’s.