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Probe of Non-Profit Shelves Documentary

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Sarasota Herald-Tribune
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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. 

 

Originally founded in December 2006 as an independent grassroots publication dedicated to coverage of health issues in Florida, Health News Florida was acquired by WUSF Public Media in September 2012.