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Meth lab discoveries result in five arrests

Eight separate methamphetamine lab incidents in two Southeastern Kentucky counties within a 52-hour period resulted in the arrest of five people. Each of these meth labs were cleaned up by detectives from Operation UNITE. The flurry of activity began about 8 p.m....

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A&E interventionist to appear at Rx Summit

Candy Finnigan, a nationally recognized addiction specialist featured on the acclaimed A&E series Intervention, will be a keynote presenter at the National Rx Drug Abuse Summit next month. Finnigan, one of five intervention specialists on the Emmy award-winning...

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A&E interventionist featured at Rx Summit

Candy Finnigan, a nationally recognized addiction specialist featured on the acclaimed A&E series Intervention, will be a keynote presenter at the National Rx Drug Abuse Summit next month. Finnigan, one of five intervention specialists on the Emmy award-winning...

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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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