Statement from FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb, M.D., on the agency’s scientific evidence on the presence of opioid compounds in kratom, underscoring its potential for abuse

For Immediate ReleaseFebruary 6, 2018SummaryFDA releases adverse events and scientific analysis providing even stronger evidence of kratom compounds’ opioid properties.StatementOver the past several months, there have been many questions raised about the botanical substance known as kratom. Our concerns related to this product, and the actions we’ve taken, are rooted in sound science and are …

Children of the American Police State: Just Another Brick in the Wall

By John Whitehead   We don't need no education We don't need no thought control No dark sarcasm in the classroom Teachers leave them kids alone ... All in all it's just another brick in the wall All in all you're just another brick in the wall. --Pink Floyd, "Another Brick in the Wall" The …

A new report says Kentucky has the highest percentage of children in the nation who have had a parent in jail – a situation so detrimental that a child advocate compares it to abuse

LOUISVILLE - A new report says Kentucky has the highest percentage of children in the nation who have had a parent in jail - a situation so detrimental that a child advocate compares it to abuse. Citing a report released Monday by the Annie E. Casey Foundation, The Courier-Journal newspaper of Louisville reports that 13 …

We, the people of America, demand reform of ; Kentucky Cabinet for Families and Children

Among Bevin's campaign pledges was that he would reform the cabinet's social services agency. By:  Robin Rider-Osborne·Sunday, January 31, 2016 KENTUCKY REPRESENTATIVE EMAIL ADDRESSES AND ANNOUNCEMENT LETTER / ALL STATE PARTICIPATION. Copy and paste letter to email addresses listed below; Bulk email dump at bottom of page for one letter bulk sending. We, the people …

Imprisoned Gay Man Suing Kentucky Jail After Nose Bitten Off By Inmate

    An incarcerated gay man in Kentucky’s Warren County Regional Jail endured days of harassment from fellow prisoners before one of them bit off part of his nose. Now with the help of the Kentucky Equality Federation, Brandon Milam is suing the jail, its top official, the county and his assailant, Timothy Schwartz for …

Gov. Beshear angry over unfinished RX bill…

Kentucky governor angry he has to call lawmakers back to fund road work, pass other bill In addition to not funding the road work, the Legislature didn't finish work on a prescription bill. (Associated Press: JOHN FLAVELL By ROGER ALFORD, The Associated Press 4/13/2012 FRANKFORT, Ky. — A furious Democratic Gov. Steve Beshear sharply criticized …

Statement from Attorney General Jack Conway on HB 4

Office of the Attorney General Statement from Attorney General Jack Conway on HB 4 Press Release Date: Friday, April 13, 2012 Revision Date: Friday, April 13, 2012 (Revised to correct date of the special session.)  Contact Information: Shelley Catharine Johnson Deputy Communications Director 502-696-5659 (office) "It is certainly disappointing that lawmakers were unable to pass …