The state should limit law-enforcement agents’ ability to go on “fishing expeditions” with Florida’s prescription drug database, including requiring them to get a search warrant to access the database, an ACLU lobbyist told health officials Monday.
ACLU lobbyist Pamela Burch Fort was the only person to testify at a rule-making workshop called by the state Department of Health in response to the leaking of 3,300 patients’ prescription drug information in a Volusia County drug sting to lawyers representing defendants in the case.
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