Tag: Opioid

Ron DeSantis Signs Bill Increasing Penalties on Opioid Dealers

Last week, Gov. Ron DeSantis signed into law HB 95, which enhances penalties for the sale and distribution of opioids in Florida, including fentanyl. “Floridians of all walks of life have witnessed the destruction caused...

Marco Rubio: Time for Federal Agencies to Cut Ties With McKinsey

U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., weighed in this week following reports that McKinsey & Company “repeatedly allowed employees who served pharmaceutical companies, including opioid makers, to also consult for the F.D.A., the drug industry’s...
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Rick Scott Urges FDA to Do More to Tackle Opioid Crisis, Increase COVID Therapeutics

Last week, U.S. Sen. Rick Scott, R-Fla., sent a letter to U.S. Food and Drug Administration Commissioner Robert Califf outlining his priorities for the agency. In his letter, Scott urged Califf to address the opioid...

Rick Scott, Gus Bilirakis Want Social Media Platforms to Do More to Tackle Opioid...

Last week, U.S. Sen. Rick Scott, R-Fla., and U.S. Rep. Gus Bilirakis, R-Fla., sent a letter to the executives of Meta Platforms, Inc., WhatsApp, Instagram, YouTube, Twitter, Snap Inc. and TikTok requesting information about...
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