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Video contest lets students highlight dangers of prescription drug abuse

Competition open to middle and high school students

FRANKFORT, Ky. (Sept. 23, 2014) — Kentucky middle and high school students are eligible to enter a Keep Kentucky Kids Safe 30-second video competition that shows the risks of prescription drug abuse.

prescription drugs“Education is an integral part of our strategy to combat prescription drug abuse in Kentucky,” Attorney General Jack Conway said.  “Our annual PSA competition provides students the opportunity to produce creative and informative public awareness videos that are used to alert all Kentuckians to the heavy toll that prescription drug abuse is taking on families across the commonwealth. My hope is that through our Keep Kentucky Kids Safe initiative, we can save future generations from the deadly consequences of prescription pill abuse.”

The first-place winner will receive an Apple iPad and the runner-up will receive a $100 Amazon.com gift card.

The deadline for submitting a video is Dec. 8. Winners will be announced on Dec. 15.

Last year’s winning video was from Calloway County High School.

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