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Back to Work: Help for Those in Florida Impacted by Opioids

The opioid crisis ravages individuals, families, and communities. It causes loss of lives and loss of livelihoods. In light of how hard Florida has been stricken, the U.S. Department of...

Can You Use Kratom in Florida: Is It Legal?

Kratom (Mitragyna speciosa Korth) is a tree that grows in Asia. Its leaves and shoots are used for medicinal purposes and for their psychoactive effects as they contain the substances mitragynine...

Don’t Call It a Comeback: Cocaine Has Been in South Florida for Years

Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) officials are reporting a sharp uptick in seizures of cocaine coming from Columbia into South Florida, some of the highest numbers they have seen in the...

Should Florida Have a Mandatory Minimum Sentence for Selling Opioids on the Black Market?

Across the country, the trend has been to decriminalize drug use and abuse, providing access to treatment over jail time for those whose actions are clearly motivated by an ongoing...

10 Dead of Drug Overdose in One Day in South Florida

In Palm Beach County, in a single day this month, 10 people lost their lives to drug overdose. Last summer, the same thing happened in Broward County. According to the...

Alleged Drug Dealers Source Oxy Pills in Florida for Ohio Drug Ring

Two people were charged this month on charges of running a painkiller trafficking ring that sourced its pills in Florida and then brought them into Ohio for resale. A total...

Could Medical Marijuana Help Florida Businesses?

As the election comes closer and closer, the debate over whether or not medical marijuana laws should be expanded in the state of Florida continues to heat up. Currently, marijuana...

Laws Concerning Marijuana in Florida

With over 22 million Americans reporting recent use of marijuana, according to the 2014 National Survey on Drug Use and Health, this drug has become the most popular illicit drug in...

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