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Medical pot has enough signatures for ballot
Jan 24, 2014 at 12:45 PM
The medical marijuana petition drive has enough signatures to make the 2014 ballot, and now it's up to the state Supreme Court to give its approval.
Medical marijuana supporters face tight deadline
Dec 17, 2013 at 10:58 AM
Organizers have until Feb. 1 to gather 683,189 voter signatures. As of Tuesday, 162,866 signatures had been certified.
Florida legislative leaders oppose medical marijuana
Oct 31, 2013 at 5:17 AM
Florida's top legislative leaders are coming out against a push to allow the use of marijuana for medical reasons.
Navigators barred from county health departments
Sep 11, 2013 at 12:11 PM
State health officials will not allow counselors trained to help sign people up for insurance under the Affordable Care Act onto the property of county health departments across the state.
Scott vows stricter controls for prescription drug database
Jun 21, 2013 at 3:05 PM
Florida is taking steps to bolster security of its prescription drug database after the medical information of thousands of patients somehow leaked out.
Effort seeks to protect babies from drug exposure
Apr 20, 2013 at 12:34 PM
Florida officials have launched an educational website and helpline to raise awareness about babies being born exposed to prescription drugs.
Bondi offers ideas to help save state's drug-addicted babies
Feb 4, 2013 at 1:58 PM
Florida's Statewide Task Force on Prescription Drug Abuse and Newborns releases its final report.
Bondi's mission to help drug-addicted babies
Dec 10, 2012 at 1:57 PM
Florida Attorney General Pam Bondi leads a task force that aims to develop solutions for the problem of drug-addicted newborns.
Governor, attorney general disappointed by ruling
Jun 28, 2012 at 1:10 PM
Gov. Rick Scott and Florida Attorney General Pam Bondi react to the U.S. Supreme Court ruling on the health care law.
Bondi launches effort to prevent addicted babies
Watch the story
Apr 24, 2012 at 2:07 PM
Florida's new Task Force on Prescription Drug Abuse and Newsborns meets for the first time in Tallahassee.
Florida goes from "Oxy-Express" to anti-prescription drug abuse leader
Mar 14, 2012 at 1:32 PM
One year after Florida launched its pill mill strike force teams, state leaders say Florida has gone from being known as the "Oxy-Express" to a role model for the nation on how to crack down on prescription drug abuse.
Bondi: Fla. recovered $142 mil. In Medicaid claims
Jan 24, 2012 at 1:09 PM
State health officials say they have recovered more than $142 million in erroneous and fraudulent Medicaid claims in the past year.
Bondi pleased Supreme Court will hear lawsuit
Nov 14, 2011 at 12:30 PM
The U.S. Supreme Court decides to hear the legal challenge led by Florida against the national health care law.
Bondi declares victory on health care ruling
Aug 12, 2011 at 12:49 PM
Florida and 25 other states opposing the federal health care law win a major victory as a federal appeals court rules the law's individual mandate is unconstitutional.
Florida's new strike force starts its mission
Feb 25, 2011 at 1:13 PM
Florida launches a new effort to crack down on thieves ripping off your tax dollars in the state's Medicaid program.
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