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Senators say anti-pill mill law has seen patients’ pain go untreated

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Members of the Senate Health Policy Committee discussed a 2011 law designed to crack down on illicit painkiller prescriptions through “pill mills,” which Chairman Aaron Bean said has sent “the pendulum from one direction to the other.” The law, HB 7095, was spearheaded by a newly elected Attorney General Pam Bondi and then-state Sen. Mike Fasano in the midst of a widespread painkiller abuse epidemic that earned Florida the title of “pill mill capital of the U.S.” A pair of experts corroborated accounts senators…

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Safety Harbor woman in Michael Jackson video sues over game likeness

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The dancer who played Michael Jackson’s love interest in his 1987 video for his hit, “The Way you Make me Feel” is suing Nintendo and other companies responsible for a 2010 video game she claims uses her unauthorized likeness. The game is called “Michael Jackson: The Experience” and is a take on the then-popular series of dance video games on the Nintendo Wii. Players use the controller to imitate the dance moves on screen and get scored based on their…

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