prescription drug abuse

Local/Regional News
1:57 pm
Fri June 20, 2014

Prescription Drug Abuse Also Fueling Rise In Neonatal Disorder

Credit www.medicalobserver.com.au

Kentucky’s maternal and child health leaders are banding together to address the growing problem of neonatal abstinence syndrome.

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Local/Regional News
6:57 am
Tue June 3, 2014

Appeals Court To Hear Pain Pill Clinic Case

Important developments in an effort to shut down the so-called pill pipeline between Kentucky and other southern states.

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Local/Regional News
12:17 pm
Fri April 18, 2014

Pike County Physician Pleads Guilty To Drug Relabeling

Following a years-long, multi-agency investigation, Pike County osteopathic physician Thad Manning has pleaded guilty to relabeling sample drugs.

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Local/Regional News
3:13 pm
Mon March 17, 2014

Zohydro Facing Growing Chorus Of Critics

A powerful new painkiller that hit the shelves last week is drawing fire across the country, but criticism is particularly vocal in Kentucky.

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Local/Regional News
11:25 am
Mon December 23, 2013

New Pill Container Designed To Battle Drug Abuse

Pill Guard Pill dispensing device
Credit pillguard.com

A Louisville company has created a secure pill dispenser with the aim of combating prescription drug abuse.

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Local/Regional News
1:03 pm
Thu December 19, 2013

New Legislation Targets Heroin Abusers, Traffickers

Attorney General Jack Conway announced bipartisan legislation Thursday aimed at curbing the rise of heroin in the state.

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Local/Regional News
3:23 pm
Wed December 18, 2013

Eastern Kentucky Pharmacist Sentenced To 10 Years For Prescription Scam

An Eastern Kentucky pharmacy owner and his wife will do time in Federal Prison and forfeit property and funds gained by filling illegal prescriptions.

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Local/Regional News
12:05 pm
Mon October 7, 2013

Report: Kentucky Third In Prescription Drug Overdose Deaths

A report released Monday places the Commonwealth third in the nation in prescription drug overdose deaths, just below New Mexico and West Virginia.

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Local/Regional News
6:49 pm
Sat October 5, 2013

Survey Finds Less Prescription Abuse Among Teens

A new study has found a dramatic drop in the number of teens abusing prescription drugs.

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Local/Regional News
8:38 pm
Mon September 23, 2013

Scholarships Open To Students Who Overcome Drugs

FRANKFORT, Ky. -- Going to college has just gotten easier for high school seniors who have overcome prescription drug abuse.

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