FL: Lawmaker Proposes Anti-Pill Mill Legislation

BROWARD COUNTY, FL - Time reports that due to the proliferation of pill mills (pain management clinics dispensing oxycodone) in Florida, particularly in Broward County, and the increase in suspected drug overdose deaths associated with such pill mills, State Senator Dave Aronberg is sponsoring legislation...

Trends in Workers’ Compensation Narcotics Use: Avoiding Early Use is Key

By John Stahl, Esq. A May 2012 report from the National Council on Compensation Insurance Holdings, Inc. , (NCCI) addressed the conclusions of the American College of Occupational and Environmental Medicine (ACOEM) that “the overuse of opioid therapy to treat chronic pain conditions is becoming...