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Kentucky Republicans, Democrats clash over opioid epidemic

A top Republican lawmaker says Kentucky settled a lawsuit against a major prescription painkiller for "pennies on the dollar" to avoid an embarrassing conflict of interest for the state's Democratic attorney general.

Senate OKs bill limiting some painkiller prescriptions

Kentuckians would be limited to a three-day supply of powerful prescription painkillers in most cases under a bill that has cleared the state Senate on the final day of the legislative session.

2 men indicted in Central Kentucky painkiller overdoses

Two men have been indicted in connection with a series of overdoses in Montgomery County last month.

Eastern Kentucky man sentenced to life in drug overdose case

An eastern Kentucky man has been sentenced to life in prison for distributing prescription painkillers resulting in a woman's death in 2011.

FDA Approves More Powerful, Pure Hydrocodone Drug

The Food and Drug Administration has approved a stronger, single-ingredient version of the painkiller hydrocodone, the widely-abused prescription medicine for chronic pain.

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