Florida's War on Pill Mills Is Also a War on Patient Privacy

Mike Riggs writes:

An anti-drug taskforce in Seminole County has illegally confiscated the records of more than 5,000 patients, according to theOrlando Sentinel. As part of their investigation into Dr. Vincent Mamone and 29 of his patients, agents with Sanford’s City-County Investigative Bureau received a warrant to seize “business and financial records, prescription records, charts for 29 patients, sign-in logs, prescription pads and cellphone records” from Primary Care Physicians of Sanford.

Yet CCIB agents didn’t take the records of only those patients under investigation

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