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Watch Out: Scams in Opioid Rehab Plague South Florida

The message of a recent news item posted by Pew Trusts is clear. It resonates in the headline: “Opioid Treatment Scam May be Coming to Your State.” Where has this…

Florida: Among States with the Highest Toll from Opioids

“Every eight minutes someone dies from a drug overdose. Most of the time it’s from an opioid, like heroin or illicit fentanyl, but also opioids like oxycodone or hydrocodone –…

Should Possession of Cocaine Be a Felony in Florida?

  When police did a sweep of three fire stations across Key West, a firefighter was arrested for possession of 0.02 grams of cocaine – or about 22 milligrams of…

Two Drug Trafficking Rings Busted in South Florida

The Metropolitan Bureau of Investigation is reporting that 24 people have been arrested and charged with drug-related crimes as two major drug trafficking rings in Central Florida were brought down…

Fentanyl-Laced Marijuana Hits Florida

First, fentanyl was found in heroin, then it started showing up in cocaine. Next, they found it in counterfeit pills sold on the street – pills made to look like…

Should Florida Taxpayers Pay for Marijuana Research?

With the laws changing regarding the legal use of marijuana across the country and in Florida, many are pushing for an increased focus on research on how the drug impacts…

Will 800 Die of Opiate Overdose in South Florida This Year?

According to projections based on data from South Florida medical examiners, the number of people who lose their life to opiate overdose in Palm Beach County, Broward County, and Miami-Dade…

Heiress Donates $800,000 to Fight Medical Marijuana in Florida

As Florida gears up to vote on Amendment 2, a piece of legislation that would alter current medical marijuana laws in November, a range of people and groups are throwing…

Is Weed Legal in Florida?

According to the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, the most popular illicit drug of abuse in the state of Florida is marijuana. Obviously, the answer to the above question…

Drug Rehab in Florida: The Miami Cocaine Trade

Addicts can make lasting recoveries with drug rehab in Florida, but the state is still a hub of narcotics trafficking and gang violence. Despite the advancements made in treatment, massive…