It’s About Florida: Pill Mills

Aug 2, 2012

The so called “pill mills” are clinics and pharmacies and even doctor’s offices that supply prescription medications with very little oversight. Powerful pain killers like Oxycodone and Oxycontin fetch lots of money in the streets. But federal, state and local agencies are trying to change that and pill mill busts have become a familiar sight over the past year. But some say the crackdown has gone too far.

Guests:
Michael Jackson, Executive Vice President of the Florida Pharmacy Association,
Paul Sloan, President of the Florida Society of Pain Management Providers,
Elizabeth Markovich, Tallahassee nurse.
Mark Perez, Special Agent at the Florida Department of Law Enforcement.