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Florida AG to participate in Rx Summit

Florida Attorney General Pam Bondi will give a keynote address, then moderate a forum featuring members of Congress, during the final day of the National Rx Drug Abuse Summit in April. Bondi, who has led the charge to crack down on prescription drug abuse in Florida,...

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Rogers pushes for legislative solutions to Rx drug abuse

WASHINGTON, DC - U.S. Congressman Harold “Hal” Rogers (KY-05) participated in two congressional hearings on March 7 where he expressed continued concerns about the epidemic of prescription drug abuse and pushed for timely and effective legislative solutions. Before...

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Tornado relief efforts

Tornado relief efforts

Operation UNITE is assisting emergency management officials in counties hit by the March 2 tornadoes. Currently the greatest needs are for supplies in Menifee and Lawrence counties. This is an immediate need. Supplies Needed: Non-perishable food, cleaning supplies,...

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Legislation cracks down on rogue Internet pharmacies

WASHINGTON, D.C. - Congressman Harold “Hal” Rogers (KY-5) joined colleagues Bill Cassidy (LA-6) and Mike Rose (AR-4) on Wednesday, Feb. 29, in introducing the Online Pharmacy Safety Act (H.R. 4095). While much progress has been made to eliminate rogue Internet...

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4 U.S. Representatives to participate in Rx Summit

Four members of the Congressional Caucus on Prescription Drug Abuse are participating in a forum hosted by Operation UNITE during the National Rx Drug Abuse Summit in April. Those members participating in the forum are: • Congresswoman Mary Bono Mack, R-California...

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19 sought in Lee County Roundup

BEATTYVILLE – A two-square-mile section of eastern Lee County was the target of an undercover drug investigation that led to 19 indictments. Operation UNITE detectives, working closely with Lee Sheriff Wendell Childers, identified the high concentration of dealers in...

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Rock pushing prescription for meth drug

MT. VERNON – With methamphetamine labs continuing to be discovered at record numbers, members of the Rockcastle County UNITE Coalition have embarked on an educational campaign in support of state legislation to curb the one must-have ingredient – pseudoephedrine....

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Surgeon General to speak at Rx Summit

Prescription drug abuse is a growing public health concern. U.S. Surgeon General Dr. Regina M. Benjamin will address the need for major public health initiatives across many fields during the first National Rx Drug Abuse Summit in April. “The negative impacts of...

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Nation’s top drug official to speak at Rx Summit

The nation’s top official in the war on drugs will be a keynote presenter at the first National Rx Drug Abuse Summit next April. R. Gil Kerlikowske, director of the White House Office of National Drug Control Policy (ONDCP), has identified prescription drug abuse as a...

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