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Police: Drug arrest in Flatwoods

A drug arrest was made after a traffic stop in Flatwoods, according to police.

New drug trial ordered after prosecutor’s religion questions

A federal appellate panel has ordered a new trial and reversed a couple's drug convictions partly because a prosecutor cited their beliefs in a religious figure regarded as the patron saint of drug dealers and as the angel of the poor.
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Officer taken to hospital following drug arrests

A police officer was taken to the hospital for possible drug exposure after an arrest.

Man charged with drug possession after firing rifle in home

A man taken to jail in Fayette County Sunday greeted police with a shot from a rifle near Locust Avenue.

University gets $15M grant to help end spread of hepatitis C

HAZARD, Ky. (AP) - A University of Kentucky project aimed at ridding Perry County of hepatitis C has received a $15 million federal grant,...

KSP: Man arrested on multiple drug and weapon charges in Owsley Co.

Kentucky State Police has arrested an Owsley County man on multiple drug and weapon charges after responding to a shots fired call off of Chestnut Gap Road in Owsley County Sunday.
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Hopes rise again for a drug to slow Alzheimer’s disease

Hopes are rising again for a drug to alter the course of Alzheimer's disease after repeated failures.

Garrard Co. PD asks for donations for K9 Ranger

The Garrard County Police is asking for the public's help in raising money for their K9 Ranger to have a protective vest and door pop and hear alarm system.
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Lexington-Fayette Health Dept. expanding needle exchange

The drug epidemic is having such a big impact on Kentucky, the Lexington-Fayette County Health Department has expanded its needle exchange to a second day a week.

Dog food is withdrawn over concerns about euthanasia drug

The J.M. Smucker Co. is withdrawing some shipments of dog food amid reports that it could be tainted with traces of a drug used to euthanize animals.

Medical marijuana resolution clears House hurdle

The Kentucky House wants the federal government to accelerate research on the "safety and effectiveness" of medical marijuana.

Nicholasville police make undercover drug bust

Nicholasville police say they arrested a man after conducting an undercover drug operation.
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Man found passed out behind wheel arrested on drug charges

36-year-old Daniel N. Whitt was arrested Thursday after the Morgan County Sheriff's Office found his vehicle parked in the middle of Highway 3345
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Lawmakers, advocates host “Rally for Recovery”

Leaders in the fight against drug addiction, rallied in the state capitol today to bring awareness to the issue.
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Kentucky gets $10M grant to focus on drug addiction help

The Cabinet for Health and Family Services has been awarded a $10 million federal grant to help with the state's drug addiction epidemic.
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HEROIN: A parent’s loss

Walt and Debbie Rains lost their son Zac to a drug addiction.

Former pharm execs agree to fines, cooperation in generic drug investigation

Two former executives of a generic drug manufacturer have agreed to each pay civil penalties and to cooperate with the ongoing litigation and investigation into anti-competitive activity in the generic drug industry, according to Attorney General Andy Beshear.

Waynesburg man arrested after “unknown” drug found

The Lincoln County Sheriff says that deputies have arrested a man who they found intoxicated in the middle of the road.
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Daily inmate fees to help pay for overcrowding at the Madison County Detention Center

The Madison County Detention Center has been overcrowded for years but the judge executive has a plan to take the cost burden off taxpayers.

Appalachia’s approach to drugs at odds with AG policy

In Appalachian states hit hardest by the opioid epidemic, the tough-on-crime policy announced Friday by U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions runs counter to a recent emphasis on treatment and less prison time for low-level drug offenders.

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