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Beshear, State Lawmakers To Introduce Opioid Legislation

Posted at 5:21 AM, Jan 30, 2019

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.