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A family drug court in southern Indiana has received a $2.1 million federal grant to expand its treatment and casework services, which could help reunite an estimated 175 families over the next five years.
Citing a local and national shortage of forensic pathologists amid the dramatic rise of fatal overdoses and the opioid epidemic, the Kentucky Justice and Public Safety Cabinet is partnering with UofL and UK to strengthen the state Medical Examiner's Office and improve the retainment of such doctors.
Beshear's office filed the lawsuit against pharmaceutical manufacturer Johnson & Johnson and its subsidiaries over an allegedly deceptive marketing scheme pushing their opioid drugs as safer and rarely addictive, arguing that this "fueled" the state's deadly opioid epidemic.
The Fischer administration unveiled its two-year action plan to address Louisville's worsening opioid epidemic on Friday, part of a 78-page report detailing the challenges the city faces and recommended strategies to combat the recent increase in drug overdoses.