UNITE disposes of more than 1 ton of drugs

May 5, 2016
Floyd County Times

Kentucky ranks second in the nation, along with New Mexico, for the most drug overdose deaths per capita – behind only West Virginia, according to a June 2015 report by the Trust for America’s Health. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Kentucky’s overdose deaths quadrupled from 241 in 2000 to 1,077 in 2014, the latest year for which stats are available.

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