Florida Holds First Statewide Prescription Drug Task Force Meeting

Lt. Governor Jeff Kottkamp, in his role overseeing the Governor’s Office of Drug Control, today convened the first meeting of the Statewide Prescription Drug Task Force.
The purpose of the task force is to explore strategies for protecting citizens from the illegal diversion of prescription drugs.
“Too many Floridians have lost their lives because of prescription drug abuse,” said Lt. Governor Kottkamp. “We must take action at all levels to eliminate criminal pill mill enterprises throughout Florida, and protect the quality of life that we hold so dear in the Sunshine State. Florida’s future depends on it.”

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