Tag: oxycodone
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Peter SchorschJuly 27, 2017
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9min299
Florida’s mandatory minimum sentencing laws are working as planned, putting thousands of people behind bars for an extended period in the wake of the state’s devastating opioid epidemic. While these measures aim to be tough on crime, they also come with a host of unintended consequences, including prison overcrowding, high costs and disproportionate punishment that […]

Guest AuthorApril 20, 2017
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7min833
William Forrester was 52-years-old, on disability, and suffering from numerous health problems when he was arrested in 2008. His offense? A pharmacist filled a fraudulent prescription for 120 oxycodone pills. When he came back the next month to have another prescription filled, which was also fraudulent, the pharmacist called the doctor, who told her he […]

James CallApril 10, 2015
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8min250
Growers, investors, and patient advocates are reading Rep. Matt Gaetz’s words on medicinal marijuana as if they were ancient tasseographers reading tea leaves. They are trying to discern whether medicinal marijuana will become available under SB 1030, approved in 2014, or SPB 7066, which is moving through the Florida Senate. “What are they doing in […]


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