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July 22, 2021

Ohio Stands To Get Part Of $26 Billion Opioid Settlement

Ohio is one of several states that will share $26 billion dollars as part of a national opioid abuse settlement.
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July 22, 2021

Biden Vows to Continue Encounter with China Over Opioids

CINCINNATI, OHIO - U.S. President Joe Biden said Wednesday he will continue “this encounter with China” to attempt to stem the flow of deadly drugs being smuggled into the United States via Mexico.
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July 22, 2021

Ohio doctor convicted of overprescribing painkillers, fraud

A federal jury on Wednesday convicted Dr. William Bauer of Port Clinton on charges of distributing controlled substances to 14 patients and healthcare fraud.
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July 21, 2021

Factbox-Companies Pay Billions of Dollars Over Role in U.S. Opioid Crisis

(Reuters) - State attorneys general on Wednesday unveiled a $26 billion settlement with the three largest U.S. drug distributors and Johnson & Johnson to resolve thousands of lawsuits by states and local governments over the companies' role in the country's opioid painkiller crisis.
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July 21, 2021

A New DAWN Shines on Pike County for Life-Saving Measures

This month, the Community Action Committee of Pike County (Pike CAC) was approved to be the Lead Agency for Project DAWN (Deaths Avoided With Naloxone) in Pike County.
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July 21, 2021

Ohio could get $1B from multibillion dollar deal with opiate maker and three distributors

Ohio and other states reached a $26 billion settlement with the three largest drug distributors as well as manufacturer Johnson & Johnson that is expected surge cash into opioid treatment and prevention programs.
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July 21, 2021

Governor DeWine Statement on Potential Opioid Settlement

(COLUMBUS, Ohio)—“The settlement announced today has the potential to help Ohioans turn the corner in our battle against opioids,” said Governor DeWine.
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July 19, 2021
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