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Health
8:22 am
Wed August 22, 2012

Bowling Green Doctor Shut Down over Pill Dispensing

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A Tennessee-licensed physician working in Kentucky has been ordered to close his practice because the state Board of Medical Licensure found he was dispensing "large quantities of narcotics" to customers from all around the state.

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Health
3:54 pm
Mon August 13, 2012

Kentucky Physicians Worried About New Prescription Pill Law

Some doctors are expressing concerns about new regulations that require them to meet tougher prescription standards in an effort to stop drug abuse.

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Health
8:31 am
Tue July 24, 2012

New Rules Require Kentucky Doctors to Do More to Combat Pill Abuse

Kentucky Gov. Steve Beshear has signed emergency regulations that require doctors to meet tougher prescription standards in an effort to stop drug abuse. The rules, which were given to given to state boards that oversee the medical industry on Friday, were presented to lawmakers this week and will remain in effect until permanent regulations are adopted.

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Politics
4:00 am
Thu July 5, 2012

Kentucky Lawmaker Thinks 2013 is the Year Medical Marijuana Will Pass Legislature

A Kentucky Senator is unveiling legislation Thursday that would make medical marijuana legal in the Bluegrass State. Louisville Democrat Perry Clark's bill would make marijuana a schedule two drug, meaning it would be recognized as having legitimate medical purposes, while still being somewhat restricted.

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