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Probe of Non-Profit Shelves Documentary

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Sarasota Herald-Tribune

An investigation by the Sarasota Herald-Tribune revealed the president and CEO of Sarasota's Prescription Addiction Really Kills Foundation Inc., didn’t quite have all the impressive credentials she said she did. That information about Linda Ballou, and the non-profit’s refusal to pay the company that produced the documentary about the dangers of addiction, led to the cancelation of the film’s premiere, the Herald-Tribune reports.