Content Tagged 'Prescription'

KSP: 1,200 Pounds of Prescription Drugs Collected During "Take Back" Day
State Police said they gathered around 1,200 pounds of prescription medicine during Saturday's Prescription Drug Take Back Day.
Reminder: Unneeded Prescriptions Can Be Dropped Off Sat.
In an effort to keep prescription drugs and needles out of the wrong hands, everyone is invited to take part in a "Take Back" program to return the items that are unused or expired.
Lexington Women Overdosing On Painkillers Younger Than National Average
The Centers for Disease Control released a report showing a spike in women overdosing on prescription medications. The average is smaller in Lexington--but so is the age. Video Video
2 Accused of Trafficking Prescription Drugs in Nicholasville
On Friday, Nicholasville police said they received a call about a suspicious person in the Mobile Court area. When they got there, they said two people were hanging around a home where neither one of them lived.
New Law Allows KY Schools To Use EpiPens
A bill signed into law Monday afternoon will allow schools to store EpiPens on campus and use them for students with or without a prescription. Video Video
Prescription Disposal Containers Across Kentucky
Governor Beshear announced there are 149 permanent prescription drug disposal stations in 97 counties across Kentucky Video Video
Consumers and Drug Industry Oppose Cold Med Rules
A bill before the Kentucky Senate Judiciary Committee to require a prescription to purchase cold and allergy medicines containing pseudoephedrine was opposed by the drug industry and consumers Thursday. Video Video
Governor Speaks Out About RX Drug Abuse Bill
Kentucky lawmakers have one more chance this year to crack down on rogue pain clinics. Video Video
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