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Beshear announces plans to pursue litigation against ‘contributors’ to state’s opioid crisis

Attorney General Andy Beshear is taking another step in the fight against what he believes is the single greatest threat to Kentucky – the state’s drug epidemic. Beshear announced that his office intends to file multiple lawsuits against drug manufacturers, distributors and retailers where there is evidence that they contributed to the opioid epidemic by illegally marketing and selling opioids...

Beshear named national co-chair of NAAG Substance Abuse Committee

Kentucky Attorney General Andy Beshear has been named co-chair of the Substance Abuse Committee of the National Association of Attorneys General. The committee works with law enforcement, prosecutors and community leaders to combat one of the nation’s most serious challenges – its drug epidemic. Beshear will co-chair the committee with Florida Attorney General Pam Bondi. His term as co-chair begins...