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Doctor Faces 350 Years In Prison

A South Florida doctor could get a maximum 350-year prison sentence for his conviction in an illegal prescription drug pill mill case.

CBS Tampa–02/02/2014

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Fla. Pill Mill Doctor Gets Over 5 Years In Prison

A South Florida doctor has been sentenced to more than five years in federal prison for his role in a major pill mill operation that illegally dispensed oxycodone and other painkillers.

CBS Tampa–01/08/2014

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Police: Woman Left Her 1-Month-Old Child In Car So She Could Go To Bar

A local woman was arrested after leaving her 1-month-old infant child alone in a car so that she could go to a bar.

CBS Tampa–06/11/2013

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Florida Doctor Gets 25 Years In Prison In Pill Mill Case

LAKE MARY, Fla. (AP) — A Florida doctor has been sentenced to 25 years in prison and fined $500,000 for trafficking in oxycodone and morphine. Attorney General Pam Bondi says the sentence was imposed Monday […]

CBS Tampa–04/16/2013

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Florida Man Found With Over 900 Oxycodone Pills After Being Pulled Over

Rhode Island State Police say a Florida man stopped for speeding over the weekend had more than 900 oxycodone pills in his vehicle.

10/22/2012

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Deputy Accused Of Doc Shopping For Pain Pills

A Pasco County Sheriff’s deputy is accused of doctor shopping to get prescription painkillers, including Oxycodone and Percocet.

CBS Tampa–02/24/2012

CVS Sells Disposable Camcorders

2 Florida CVS Stores Stopped From Selling Drugs

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — The U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration has suspended two Florida-based CVS pharmacies from selling drugs like oxycodone. DEA officials said Monday it is the first time stores in a pharmacy chain are […]

02/06/2012

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Doctor Sentenced for Pills Distribution

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — A central Florida doctor has been sentenced to 25 years in prison for helping distribute prescription pills in the Sarasota area.

CBS Tampa–01/28/2012

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2 Convicted In Drug Trafficking Face 60 Years

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Two people face up to 60 years in prison after being convicted of trafficking prescription drugs in the Bradenton area.

CBS Tampa–12/14/2011

U.S. Senate Set To Debate Prescription Drug Bill

Holder wants crackdown on drugs in Fla.

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder was in Florida on Friday to announce the federal government’s latest crackdown on unscrupulous doctors and others who illegally write pill prescriptions to drug addicts in exchange for cash.

CBS Tampa–10/31/2011

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