Monday, October 15, 2012
Florida drug database intended to save lives is barely used by doctors
One year ago, Florida created a weapon meant to help stop the prescription drug epidemic that kills an average of more than six people a day in this state.
Since then, anyone filling prescriptions for controlled substances such as OxyContin or Xanax has been required to record the details into a
known as the Prescription Drug Monitoring Program.
But the program came with a major loophole: Nobody is required to check it.
Marchman Act Attorney
10/15/2012 11:37:00 AM
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