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The Fayette County Board of Education voted unanimously Monday to join other school districts across the nation in a lawsuit to recoup damages from the opioid epidemic.
Another bill aimed toward ending youth vaping has been filed ahead of the start of the legislative session.
Court documents that reveal data on how one opioid maker allegedly fueled the state’s opioid epidemic by deceptively marketing its powerful opioid drugs to doctors.
Judge has agreed to unseal court documents that reveal data on how one opioid maker accounted for the majority of opioids.
The Lexington community is coming together to slow down the opioid epidemic.
How bad is Kentucky's overdose problem? So bad, the Fayette County coroner wants another deputy coroner hired just to handle the problem.
Lexington Mayor Jim Gray held the first meeting for the new Opioid Advisory Council Thursday afternoon.
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) - Kentucky officials have partnered with the state's two largest universities to handle the increasing number of autopsy requests because of...
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.
The country's acting health chief was asked to spend more money to fight the Opioid epidemic during a stop in Lexington Friday.
Leaders in the fight against drug addiction, rallied in the state capitol today to bring awareness to the issue.
Attorneys general ask the insurance industry to encourage pain treatment through means other than prescriptions for opioid painkillers.
Attorney General Andy Beshear announced the launch of a new program that will allow Kentuckians to safely dispose of opioid medications without having to leave their home.
Kentucky's attorney general has announced a program to make it easier for people to dispose of their leftover prescription painkillers.
LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ) - Stop Heroin Lexington walked through Thoroughbred Park to end stigma over heroin abuse. Event organizer Tanya Meeks says the drug...
With a record number of Kentuckians dying from opioid overdoses, state leaders have set their sights on pharmaceutical companies they say knowingly contributed to the drug epidemic.
The Republican campaign to roll back former President Barack Obama's heath care law is colliding with the opioid epidemic.
A Kentucky community has a new resource to help fight the heroin and opioid epidemic.
It is a frightening reminder of the dangers of opioids. A Nicholasville police officer had to spend hours in the hospital this weekend after coming into contact with drugs so toxic even a small dose can be lethal.
A pharmaceutical company with strong connections to Eastern Kentucky is being penalized by the U.S. Department of Justice and the D.E.A. for negligence that they say directly contributed to the area's opioid epidemic.
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