Kentucky Attorney General to Distribute Drug Deactivation Pouches in Four Counties – APhA submits compounding comments to FDA. – (866) 348-2889
Kentucky Attorney General Andy Beshear launched the Kentucky Opioid Disposal Program to allow for the safe disposal of opioid medications at home. The pilot program will provide 50,000 drug deactivation pouches in four Kentucky counties, including Floyd, Henderson, McCracken, and Perry. Attorney General Beshear is working with the sheriffs in the four counties to distribute the pouches to residents and organizations. Attorney General Beshear’s Office of Senior Protection will help distribute the pouches at its senior events at local community centers and churches, notes a press release. Attorney General Beshear’s office is partially funding the initiative with settlement funds, and partnering with the nonprofit A Stronger Kentucky, Inc, for the remaining funding.