Attorney General Pam Bondi News Release
April 19, 2011
Contact: Whitney Ray
Phone: (850) 245-0150
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Statement from Attorney General Bondi on Federal Agencies' Plan to Address Illegal Prescription Drug Crisis

TALLAHASSEE, Fla.–Today, Attorney General Pam Bondi issued a statement regarding the U.S. Office of Drug Control and other federal agencies releasing a plan to address illegal prescription drug abuse.

"The pill mill and prescription drug abuse epidemic must be addressed at the federal, state and local level. With over seven Floridians dying a day, immediate action must be taken," stated Attorney General Bondi. "I am encouraged to see the federal government commit to a national plan specifically aimed at fighting illegal prescription drug abuse."