State law addresses alcohol and Drug-use/abuse.
Kentucky Academic Standard for Health Education
Standard 1: Identify and explain short and long term effects of substance abuse. Standard 7 Practices for Health-Enhancing Behaviors: Research confirms practicing health-enhanced behaviors can prevent many diseases and injuries and reduce harmful and risk-taking behaviors such as abuse and neglect, drug abuse, prescription drug abuse and sexual activity.
Kentucky Revised Statutes 158.6453 Definitions -- Review of academic Standard and assessments.
(18) (b) The academic Standard in practical living skills for elementary, middle, and high school levels shall include a focus on drug abuse prevention, with an emphasis on the prescription drug epidemic and the connection between prescription opioid abuse and addiction to other drugs, such as heroin and synthetic drugs.