Pill Mill Bill http://wuky.org en Beshear Signs Changes To Prescription Drug Law http://wuky.org/post/beshear-signs-changes-prescription-drug-law <p class="ap-story-p"><span class="entry-content">FRANKFORT, Ky.&nbsp; --&nbsp; Governor Steve Beshear has signed legislation that modifies Kentucky's new prescription drug law.</span></p><p></p><p class="ap-story-p"><span class="entry-content">The second-term Democrat took the action on Tuesday, less than 24 hours after it received final passage in the Legislature. He boasted of a bipartisan effort to tweak the law that had unintended consequences for patients in institutional settings.</span></p> Tue, 05 Mar 2013 18:09:35 +0000 Associated Press 28197 at http://wuky.org Beshear Signs Changes To Prescription Drug Law Legislative Fix to 2012 Pill Mill Bill Passes House Judiciary Committee http://wuky.org/post/legislative-fix-2012-pill-mill-bill-passes-house-judiciary-committee <p>FRANKFORT, Ky. - A bill addressing problems with last year's prescription pill mill bill has cleared the House Judiciary Committee.</p><p></p><p>House Speaker Greg Stumbo is sponsoring the bill, which reduces some tough regulations that followed the pill mill bill. &nbsp;The legislation, House Bill 217,&nbsp;requires hospitals and long term care facilities to still pull KASPER reports, but lessens other regulations on them</p> Mon, 25 Feb 2013 22:08:38 +0000 Kentucky Public Radio's Kenny Colston 27817 at http://wuky.org Legislative Fix to 2012 Pill Mill Bill Passes House Judiciary Committee