Kentucky drug abuse

3:50 pm
Fri August 22, 2014

Christian County Attorney Appeals to Lawmakers for Higher Staffing to Combat Drug Abuse

Christian County Attorney Mike Foster receiving his award for 2014 Outstanding County Attorney
Credit Kentucky Attorney General's Office

The annual Kentucky Prosecutors Conference wrapped up today in Lexington. 

The conference allowed prosecutors to share ideas with lawmakers on how to combat the Commonwealth’s prevalent legal issues, such as a juvenile crime rate brought upon by an explosion in synthetic drug abuse.

Christian County Attorney Mike Foster appealed for increased personnel funding. 

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12:48 pm
Fri September 21, 2012

Kentucky Joins Prescription Drug Abuse Prevention Campaigns

Several states hard hit by prescription drug abuse will work together to develop strategies to combat what authorities say is an ever-growing problem. Kentucky will join Alabama, Arkansas, Colorado, New Mexico, Oregon and Virginia in the initiative.

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