Rep. James Tipton

Opioid education bill passes House, heads to Senate

Source: LRC Press Office FRANKFORT—A bill to require lessons for public school students from elementary through high school about the dangers of prescription pain killers and addiction cleared the House today by a vote of 97-0. Recommendations for a prescription opioid abuse prevention curriculum would be developed by the state…


House panel OKs school-based opioid abuse prevention bill

From LRC Public Information Office FRANKFORT—Students could soon be learning about the dangers of prescription pain killer abuse under a bill that cleared the House Education Committee today. House Bill 145, sponsored by Rep. James Tipton, R-Taylorsville, would require that elementary, middle and high school students be educated on the…