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Florida House passes bill cracking down on sober homes

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A crackdown on sober home corruption took a big step forward on Wednesday after House members unanimously voted to pass a bill strengthening the state’s role in prosecuting criminal and regulatory violations. Rep. Bill Hager, a Republican from Boca Raton who is sponsoring the measure (HB 807), hopes this is the next step toward stopping problems at substance abuse treatment centers in Florida. “Based on hearings we held, we found evidence of patient brokering, insurance fraud, human trafficking, forced labor…

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