Gov. Matt Bevin testified Wednesday in support of a bill that would restrict some prescriptions for pain-killers to three-day supplies, saying the commonwealth has a moral obligation to take action to curb the opioid addictions afflicting Kentuckians.
“We’ve got to make it harder to get addicted,” Bevin told state lawmakers.
He questioned why people in America are given large volumes of highly addictive drugs to take home and said House Bill 333 can help address that problem in Kentucky.
Bevin encouraged the members of the state House of Representatives’ judiciary committee, which approved the bill Wednesday, to move beyond