Kentucky Court of Justice

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The state’s drug courts might allow addicts to receive medically assisted drug therapy as part of court mandated treatment.

The move comes after White House drug czar Michael Botticelli said in February that drug courts that prohibit medical treatment would stop receiving federal funding.

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The Kentucky court system had no phone lines or Internet connections for about two days after police say thieves cut the lines looking for recyclable material.