Drug Czar Clashes With Rick Scott Over Scrapped Prescription Drug Monitoring Plan
A hero to the pharmaceutical industry?
You've got to hand it to a federal drug enforcement official who actually travels around and talks to people instead of just sitting in an office thinking up ways to scare dope-smoking high-schoolers. U.S. Drug Czar Gil Kerlikowske recently took a trip to Appalachia, where prescription-painkiller abuse is rampant. And guess where the folks there got their pills?
Kerlikowske asked the women how many of them had been to Florida to get their drugs. "Thirteen of the 14 raised their hand," Kerlikowske said.
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