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FL tries to get tough on lawbreaking medical practitioners

Orlando Sentinel, January 23, 2012

Florida regulators are kicking out more medical practitioners who break the rules—from pill-mill doctors to health-care fraudsters to those having sex with patients. This follows long-time criticism that Florida is too easy on doctors, nurses, pharmacists and other professionals. The state's first-year health secretary, Dr. H. Frank Farmer Jr., said he has made it a top priority to yank the licenses of those who commit crimes and other serious violations.