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Today: Gov. Scott in Boynton, Ag Commissioner Putnam in West Palm
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NEW: Owner of Delray, Lantana sober homes accused of patient brokering
For addicts and alcoholics seeking sobriety, Palm Beach County is ground zero.
Celebrities and pro athletes fly in on private jets. Millennials addicted to heroin and designer drugs are delivered by worried parents. It's a billion dollar industry chiefly fueled by pee in a cup. Yet the industry faces a huge bust if an FBI task force finds evidence of kickbacks, insurance fraud and patient brokering.
The Palm Beach Post takes a hard look at the recovery boom at a make-or-break juncture.