Florida should amend the state’s prescription drug database law to require warrants before law enforcement agencies can look at Floridians’ medical information. That would best balance the need to prevent prescription drug trafficking and abuse with the need for privacy.
A Daytona Beach attorney is challenging the Prescription Drug Monitoring Program after learning that his prescription history was among the records of 3,300 individuals given to five lawyers representing defendants in a drug fraud investigation. One of those lawyers recognized Michael Lambert’s name on the list, and notified him.
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