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General Session: Cracking Down on Unlawful Rx Marketing - Jack

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  • 1.CrackingDownon UnlawfulRxMarke5ng HonorableJackConway A;orneyGeneral CommonwealthofKentucky

2. RequiredDisclaimer: TheKentuckyOceoftheA;orneyGeneralhasno nancialrela5onshipswithproprietaryen55esthat producehealthcaregoodsandservices 3. LearningObjec5ves: 1. Outline the strategies for effective action against unlawful Rx drug marketing practices. 2. Identify practices that are considered unlawful for marketing Rx drugs 3. Evaluate the effectiveness of pursuing cases against drug manufactures who violate Rx drug marketing laws. 4. AnnouncedJanuary06,2014 5. TwoPharmaceu5cal Se;lements MerckSharp&DohmeCorpora5on Vioxx $25million GlaxoSmithKline Avandia $15million 6. CourtOrdered Distribu5ons Courtordersledinbothse;lements requirethatthefundsbespentondrug treatmentprograms. 7. RecoveryCenter $500,000construc5onofKentucky RecoveryCenter,Ashland,Ky 17thcenterintheCommonwealth Peer-basedrecoverymodel ProvideeasieraccesstotreatmentintheE.Ky region 8. RecoveryKyScholarships $2.52millionscholarshipsforRecovery KentuckyCenters 30scholarshipseachyearfor2years 14operaGonalRecoveryKentuckyCenters Total:840scholarshipsover2years 9. DrugFreeHousing $560,000Create14drug-freehomes start-upcostsandrentalassistance forpeopletransiGoningoutofresidenGal treatmentprograms Residentsrequiredtowork&remaindrugfree 10. TreatmentGrants $19millionGrantprogram expandtreatmentbedsatexisGngfaciliGes createnewjuveniletreatmentprograms Residentsrequiredtowork&remaindrugfree. hPp://kykidsrecovery.ky.gov/ 11. Addi5onalDistribu5on $6milliontoadministerandupgradeKASPER $1milliontoChrysalisHouseinLexingtonand IndependenceHouseinCorbin $1.5milliontoUKtodevelopbestpracGcesfor juvenilesubstanceabusetreatmentproviders $1milliontodevelopsubstanceabusescreening toolwiththeKyDept.ofEducaGontointervene withat-riskchildren $250,000tocreateadatabasetoevaluate outcomesofjuveniletreatment 12. SATAC SubstanceAbuseTreatmentAdvisory Commi;ee CreatedbyExecuGveOrder OverseesePlementfundingincl.grantprogram ChairedbyAPorneyGeneralConway 13. ContactInforma5on KentuckyOceoftheAPorneyGeneral 700CapitalAvenue,Suite118 Frankfort,Kentucky40601 Phone:(502)696-5641 Fax: (502)564-8310 www.ag.ky.gov aPorney.general@ag.ky.gov