Desperate for face time, governors recycle prescription drug demagoguery

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April 14, 2011
San Francisco Chronicle    
Posted in News

"The governors of Florida and Kentucky urged Congress on Thursday to help states fight the rise of so-called 'pill mills' and the abuse [sic] of prescription painkillers hurting their states' communities. Florida Gov. Rick Scott and Kentucky Gov. Steve Beshear told lawmakers that the illegal distribution of prescription drugs has exploded in their states in recent years despite efforts to shut them down and their states needed help." [editor's note: It's like clockwork. Next week it'll be Them Thar Furriners, and the week after that, Them Thar Gays - TLK] (04/14/11)

 

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