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FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) -- Gov. Steve Beshear has joined with Senate President Robert Stivers and House Speaker Greg Stumbo to press for changes to Kentucky's new prescription drug law.
After hearing from the powerful trio on Thursday, the Senate Judiciary Committee approved legislation that would exempt patients in hospitals, nursing homes and hospice centers from rules intended to make it more difficult for addicts to get painkillers.
The House had approved the changes Wednesday to the year-old law that was intended to crack down on widespread prescription drug abuse in a state where more people are dying from overdoses than car crashes.
Lawmakers said the law had unintended consequences that made the seriously ill and the elderly subject to the same scrutiny as would-be prescription drug traffickers.