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Legislators completed their work late Wednesday night sending numerous last-minute proposals to the governor’s desk. Of the 1258 bills that were introduced to the General Assembly in January, 309 bills gained final approval and will be sent to the governor for his final approval. 1,413 more words
COVINGTON, Ky. (AP) — Venturing into the epicenter of Kentucky’s fight against heroin addiction, national drug czar Michael Botticelli on Thursday touted needle-exchange programs as effective grassroots initiatives to combat the spread of infectious disease and to steer heroin users into treatment. 587 more words
Pence will finally allow a needle exchange program – for 30 days
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Indiana governor Mike Pence last week declared a public health emergency in Scott County because of an HIV outbreak that began in December and is tied to at least 81 people, primarily intravenous drug users, in Austin – a city of 4,300 people.