At the Courthouse Square

Officials note gains made and daunting task ahead in fight against opiate addiction at Louisville rally

08/31/2017 05:54 PM

Officials across all levels of government gathered in downtown Louisville to rally against opioid addiction on Thursday as part of International Overdose Awareness Day. It was the third year for the Fed Up Kentucky rally, and speakers included Congressman John Yarmuth, Attorney General Andy Beshear, Justice and Public Safety Cabinet Secretary John Tilley and Louisville Metro Council President David Yates. Those who addressed nearly 100 at the event noted the monumental toll that opiate abuse has taken across Kentucky, especially in the... Read more 

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