Pill Mill Bill

Local/Regional News
1:09 pm
Tue March 5, 2013

Beshear Signs Changes To Prescription Drug Law

FRANKFORT, Ky.  --  Governor Steve Beshear has signed legislation that modifies Kentucky's new prescription drug law.

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.

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Local/Regional News
5:08 pm
Mon February 25, 2013

Legislative Fix to 2012 Pill Mill Bill Passes House Judiciary Committee

FRANKFORT, Ky. - A bill addressing problems with last year's prescription pill mill bill has cleared the House Judiciary Committee.

House Speaker Greg Stumbo is sponsoring the bill, which reduces some tough regulations that followed the pill mill bill.  The legislation, House Bill 217, requires hospitals and long term care facilities to still pull KASPER reports, but lessens other regulations on them

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