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3:52 pm
Tue July 24, 2012

Officials Say Prescription Drug Restrictions Are Working

Oxycontin photo from drugs.com

State officials say a bipartisan measure passed by the General Assembly this spring is making an impact on the state’s prescription drug abuse epidemic.

The legislation, known as House Bill 1, established tougher regulations of clinics that prescribe controlled substances such as Oxycontin and other pain killers. Governor Steve Beshear announced Tuesday that entrepreneurs are already taking notice.

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