Tag: drug treatment
Lauren's Kids founder Lauren Book and her father, lobbyist Ron Book, at the Gracies Gala in Beverly Hills. Image via Lauren's Kids.

Scott PowersApril 18, 2017
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In a letter sent today to U.S. Health and Human Services Secretary Tom Price, Florida’s Democratic U.S. Sen. Bill Nelson called attention to Florida’s heroin and opioids crisis and sought answers on how Medicaid can do more. In his letter, Nelson declared that the heroin and opioid epidemic is “devastating Florida” and he encouraged Price […]

Peter SchorschOctober 25, 2016
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An Orlando-based nonprofit says the state’s Department of Corrections is wrongly trying to discredit a POLITICO Florida report showing that it “misled” the public about shutting down community based re-entry centers. Bridges of America, one of several outside organizations helping ex-cons and others, also said DOC “continues to fail to address that they don’t have the […]


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