Opioid Update 

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One

Ben Chandler, president, and CEO of the Foundation for a Healthy Kentucky is guest co-host and interviews Pulitzer Prize-winning reporter Barry Meier, author of "Pain Killer", the book that exposed the roots of opioid addiction. LISTEN


Two

Tom Martin interviews Van Ingram, Director of the Kentucky Office of Drug Policy, and Dr. Dinesh Mazloomdoost, Medical Director of Wellward Regenerative Medicine, discussing an alternative to pain pills. LISTEN


 Three

Ben Chandler returns for a conversation with Dr. David Bradford of the University of Georgia, discussing research into the impact of legalized medical marijuana on prescription drug use. LISTEN

This special edition of Eastern Standard is a prelude to a September 24 Lexington forum on Substance Abuse in Kentucky hosted by the Foundation for a Healthy Kentucky.

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