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Beshear announces effort to combat opioid overdoses

Kentucky's attorney general has sued a pharmaceutical company he says directly contributed to more than 190 opioid overdose deaths in the state.

Ex-Kentucky clinic doctor charged with fraud

A grand jury has charged a northeastern Kentucky doctor with defrauding Medicaid and illegally prescribing an addiction-treatment drug.

Panel of ex-governors to talk opioid crisis at Harvard

Former Kentucky Governor Steve Beshear part of panel discussion at Harvard about opioid crisis.

Attorney General Lynch visiting KY for ‘opioids and heroine awareness week’

Attorney General Loretta Lynch will be traveling across the country and holding youth town halls to address the heroine epidemic.

Official says Prince died of opioid overdose

A law-enforcement official tells The Associated Press that tests show Prince died of an opioid overdose.

UNITE disposes of over 1 ton of drugs

"That is a lot of medication that will not be available for misuse or abuse"

CDC grant to help UK fight drug overdoses in Kentucky

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ)- Doctors at UK hope some government money will help in the fight against opioids in the Commonwealth, specifically prescription drug and...

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