Florida -- and Broward County in particular -- used to be America's illicit pain pill capital until Florida politicians actually got around to drafting laws that effectively stamped out the problem. That hasn't stopped the pill heads of the South from getting their fix, though. The problem has now j ... More >>
photo by Daniel Christensen via Wikimedia CommonsCounty Hall, oxy central?In true South Florida fashion, a pill mill that trafficked thousands of illegal oxycodone tablets was operating right in the heart of Miami-Dade County government, the feds say.Recent charges filed against Robert's Drug Sto ... More >>
Donald Gartner of Port Richey, Florida, downed a six-pack of beer and a handful of Oxycontin Sunday night and proceeded to get arrested for causing a ruckus at his neighbor's house. He found himself released from jail a few hours later, but wasn't done raising hell. Shortly after being released, ... More >>
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Today was the beginning of the last chapter in Florida's strange status as America's pill mill capital. Strike forces fanned out across the state visiting clinics specializing in freely prescribing addictive prescription pills to round up their leftover stash. New laws passed in ... More >>
While state laws are trying to put a stop to South Florida's notorious pill mills, the area is still a popular destination for those looking to load up on illicit substances. Kelly Mowery and four others recently made a bit of an OxyContin shopping trip in Miami. While returning to Tennessee by v ... More >>
A massive sting on Wednesday uncovered 49 hydroponic labs in Miami-Dade and put 42 people behind bars. The pot is believed to have a street value of $9.2 million. Police also found 11 grams of cocaine, 40 grams of processed marijuana, 126 Oxycontin pills, an Audi, and $9,562 in cash.The sting, known ... More >>
While the rest of the country -- or at least California, Colorado, and a few others -- virtually legalizes pot, Florida is going retro.Bills making their way through the Florida House and Senate would impose a 25 percent tax on pipes with carburetors. Worse, it argues that these pipes co ... More >>
While the rest of the country -- or at least California, Colorado and a few others -- virtually legalize pot, Florida is going retro.Bills making their way through the Florida House and Senate would impose a 25 percent tax on pipes with carburetors. Worse, it argues that these pipes couldn't be s ... More >>
These days, Joe Rogan's amped about a lot of things, including jokes, drug experiments, and the art of ultimate fighting. He's a 20-year standup vet with a television resume that lists NBC sitcom NewsRadio, gross-out game show Fear Factor, and hours upon hours of UFC commentary. This Friday he'll ... More >>
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