Friday, November 19, 2010

Marchman Act Blog: NAPLES — Collier County fighting pill mills

— The idea is to take action before pain clinics spring up in Collier County that are really pill mills for prescription drug abusers.
The top spots in the state for pill mills are Broward County and the Tampa Bay area, according to Anne Frazier, executive director of Drug Free Collier.
“We are sitting like little ducks in the middle,” she said. “We want to look out for Collier County. We want to look out for our kids.”
The drug-free coalition held a community education forum this past week for a conversation about prescription drug abuse. Sheriff Kevin Rambosk also asked the Collier County Commission to have its attorneys start working on a local ordinance to help regulate pain management clinics.
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