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Deputy Facing Charges After Taking Drugs From Fatal Crash

A South Florida deputy is facing charges after authorities say he took drugs from the scene of a fatal crash.

CBS Tampa–09/03/2014

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AIDS Patients Fear Discrimination In Affordable Care Act Exchange

Patient advocates say some insurance companies are making HIV and AIDS drugs unaffordable in plans issued through the Affordable Care Act by shifting much of the cost to customers.

CBS Tampa–08/06/2014

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Police: Woman Hid Crack Cocaine Inside Foil In Her Vagina

Indian River County Sheriff officers pulled over a green Chrysler for window tint violation and found a female passenger was hiding drugs up her vagina.

CBS Tampa–07/09/2014

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Report: Ecstasy Leads To Rare Aneurysm In College Student

A Florida teenager is lucky to be alive after being diagnosed with a posterior spinal arterial (PSA) aneurysm after taking the drug ecstasy.

CBS Tampa–07/07/2014

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Coast Guard Offloads Cocaine Seized In Caribbean

MIAMI BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Coast Guard crewmembers in Miami Beach have offloaded more than 1,000 pounds of cocaine interdicted at sea. Officials put the estimated wholesale value of the drugs at $20 million. A […]

CBS Tampa–05/10/2014

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Police Officer Pleads Guilty Of Selling Drugs While In Uniform

A South Florida police officer has pleaded guilty to selling drugs illegally while in uniform and carrying his service weapon.

CBS Tampa–05/03/2014

A Florida man allegedly went postal on a postal worker because he received no mail. (Photo by Ronaldo Schemidt/AFP/Getty Images)

South Florida Officer Gets Bail In Cocaine Case

MIAMI (AP) — A South Florida police lieutenant charged in a New Jersey cocaine conspiracy will be released on $500,000 bail before his trial. Miami-Dade police Lt. Ralph Mata’s attorney said Monday an agreement on […]

CBS Tampa–04/14/2014

Does My Health Insurance Cover Substance Abuse Treatment?

Almost all health insurance policies are now required to cover substance abuse treatment under the Affordable Care Act.

03/12/2014

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Man Arrested On Drug Charges Said Cocaine Is Legal In Florida

46-year-old man tried to hide evidence in a flower pot.

CBS Tampa–03/01/2014

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Florida Crime Lab Analyst Arrested On Drug Charges

A former Florida crime lab analyst was arrested Tuesday and charged with stealing and selling painkillers and other drugs that he was supposed to be testing as evidence in criminal cases, the state law enforcement agency said.

CBS Tampa–02/04/2014

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