Opioid Crackdown Nets South Florida Doctor as Efforts Intensify

A South Florida doctor is the latest to be sentenced for his role in the illegal distribution of opioids. Earlier this month, Dr. Andres Mencia of Fort Lauderdale was sentenced to more than six years in prison, after being convicted by a federal jury of taking part in a conspiracy to distribute a controlled substance. […]

DEA inspections: Know your rights

Anyone who prescribes, administers, or dispenses controlled substances must be registered with the DEA. This includes manufacturers as well as doctors, hospitals and pharmacies. The DEA is responsible for keeping track of what controlled substances are ordered and dispensed through its ARCOS database – an automated, drug reporting system that monitors the flow of controlled […]

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