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June 2019 Archives

Over-prescribing opioids hits a snag in Florida

Opioid use is at an epidemic level and has been for some time. Lacking regulation, over-prescribing and increased drug trafficking led to 70,237 drug overdose deaths in 2017. 47,600 of those deaths involved prescription or synthetic opioids and 5,088 of those deaths occurred in Florida – a 5.9 percent increase from 2016. Florida’s new opioid law hopes to lower that number; at least the overdoses tied to over-prescribing.

Immigration crimes the most common federal crimes in U.S.

Every year, there are lists of federal crimes released to the news. In fiscal year 2018, that list was topped by immigration offenses. Immigration offenses are often federal crimes because they tend to involve overstaying a Visa or coming into the country illegally.

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