Nation’s top drug enforcer — and abuser — out to ban even more

By Yaël Ossowski | Florida Watchdog TALLAHASSEE — Florida is undergoing a drug epidemic and it needs more funding and laws to help starve the beast of use and abuse. DOSED: Florida bans more drugs than the entire federal government. That was the message Wednesday at the House Criminal Justice Subcommittee, which upheld the emergency substance ban oncertain drugs announced by Attorney General Pam Bondi in 2011, who has declared war on synthetic drugs. After consulting police officers and expert witnesses, the committee informally recommended enshrining bans on synthetic substances into state law in order to “save people’s lives,” in the words of committee member state Rep. Charles Van […]