COLLIER COUNTY, Fla- A new initiative is underway that's suppose to put a big dent in Florida's prescription drug battle.
Dave Aronberg was appointed by the attorney general's office to fix the state's prescription drug problem. He says there are three ways that they plan on attacking it.
"What need to start prosecuting doctors who violate the law, and pain clinic operators. We need to prosecute them criminally," he said.
Aronberg also plans on revoking licenses from bad doctors.
"You can in there with the Department of Health, and pull licenses because of the lack following standard of care," explained Aronberg.
Finally, he wants to tighten up state laws to make sure pill mill doctors don't practice again.
"Our current laws are too loose, to lax, and there are loop holes that need to be closed," Aronberg said.