Pill Mills

Millions of Americans suffer from chronic pain and the demand has created a booming industry of legitimate pain management clinics across the country. But laws in some states allow prescription drugs — potentially dangerous but legal narcotics — to be prescribed in clinics without a doctor on site. And lack of a prescription drug monitoring program for all narcotic categories has led to drug distribution in parts of the state on a scale never before seen by police.¬† This episode first aired October 27, 2009.¬† Dan Rather Reports airs Tuesdays at 8pm ET on AXS TV.

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