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Kentucky could become the first state to tax opioid prescriptions

Kentucky could become the first state to tax drug distributors for every opioid dose they provide.
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Lawmakers in Kentucky are weighing whether to impose a new tax on opioid prescriptions, the latest effort in a string of so-far failed attempts to pull new revenue from the painkillers that helped seed a nationwide addiction crisis.

The — a 25-cent levy on drug distributors for every dose

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