Ky. Senate Bill Aims to Stay Ahead of Biological Pharmaceuticals

by STU JOHNSON (KPR) –  The Kentucky Senate Wednesday overwhelmingly approved legislation in preparation for an expected increase in the use of biologically similar medications.  The bill’s sponsor says these medicines can substantially save on costs when treating certain diseases. More and more medications for specific ailments are biological products made from living organisms.  Bio-similar drugs, which…

Bevin Administration Sues Lexington Abortion Clinic

by Erica Peterson – Gov. Matt Bevin’s administration has filed a lawsuit against a second Kentucky abortion provider, alleging the facility provided abortions without a license. The lawsuit was filed Wednesday against Eubanks & Marshall of Lexington, PSC, which does business as EMW Women’s Clinic. It alleges the clinic wasn’t properly licensed, and didn’t have proper transfer agreements in…