drug monitoring

2012 General Assembly
4:53 pm
Fri April 20, 2012

Lawmakers Approve Prescription Pill Bill

Rep. Rick Rand, House Speaker Greg Stumbo, and Representative Rocky Adkins

The Associated Press is reporting that Kentucky lawmakers have passed a measure that's intended to curb prescription drug abuse in the state.  A compromise passed by the Senate and House would require all physicians in the state to use a prescription drug monitoring system so addicts seeking painkillers can be more easily identified.

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