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
LRC

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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