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  • Palm Beach County considers tougher pill mill stance, as Scott tries to lessen state's oversight

     
    As Gov. Rick Scott seeks to scale back state oversight of pain management clinics, Palm Beach County considers tougher rules for "pill mills" blamed for illegally feeding prescription drug addictions. Palm Beach County may broaden its moratorium on new pain...
  • Palm Beach County Commission to tackle prescription drug limits Thursday

     
    Palm Beach County commissioners on Thursday will be asked to approve new restrictions on dispensing prescription drugs in a move to further crack down on ???pill mills.??? The County Commission earlier this month agreed to consider broadening a moratorium...

    Palm Beach County could opt for local prescription drug registry

     
    Palm Beach County officials Thursday floated the idea of implementing a local prescription drug registry if a planned statewide registry gets scrapped. The registry is called for by local leaders and law enforcement agencies to help target ???pill mills??...

    Doctors react to criticism from Marcus

     
    The Florida Medical Association on Friday fired back at Palm Beach County Commissioner Karen Marcus, who this week criticized the group for opposing some tougher restrictions for so called ???pill mills.??? The County Commission on Wednesday gave final...

    How easy are pain clinic pills?

     
    How easy is it to score powerful painkillers from the so-called ???pill mills??? that have mushroomed around South Florida? Not very, at least for me. A couple weeks ago, in preliminary legwork for a column, I visited three clinics. I...