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Issue Position: Cracking Down on Drugs

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As Attorney General, Jack Conway has kept his pledge to help fight illegal drugs in Kentucky communities. He received the "Soaring Eagle" award from Operation Unlawful Narcotics Investigations, Treatment and Education (UNITE) for his efforts to fight prescription drug abuse. The Office of the Attorney General also received UNITE's "Most Valuable Agency" award for its participation in joint investigations. In August of 2009, Conway announced the formation of Kentucky's first statewide prescription drug task force. Attorney General Conway's office participated in the largest drug bust in Kentucky history. Jack has traveled across Kentucky educating middle and high school students about the dangers of prescription drug abuse. And he's worked with Florida's Attorney General to ensure the state adopted an electronic monitoring program to stop the flood of prescription pills coming into Kentucky.

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