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Beshear, State Lawmakers To Introduce Opioid Legislation

Posted at 5:21 AM, Jan 30, 2019
and last updated 2019-01-30 07:43:38-05

FRANKFORT, Ky. (LEX 18)– The state attorney general and lawmakers will introduce legislation Wednesday to fight the state’s opioid epidemic.

Andy Beshear and several state representatives will hold a news conference announcing the agenda, which includes cracking down on rogue opioid recovery centers.

It also includes creating a permanent fund to support drug prevention, fighting human trafficking with the help of the trucking industry, and several other initiatives.

The conference is set to begin at 11:30 a.m. at the state Capitol in Frankfort.