April 10, 2020

Opioid prescribing down 378 million doses in Ohio

COLUMBUS — A new report shows the number of prescription opioid doses in Ohio has decreased by 48%
April 8, 2020

Whether marijuana helps with pain is unclear, study suggests

Daily users with severe pain report worsening health
April 8, 2020

ONU’s Martin participates in statewide meeting

ADA — Steven Martin, dean of Ohio Northern University’s Raabe College of Pharmacy
April 8, 2020

Recovery advocates raise concern toward social isolation during COVID-19 pandemic

COLUMBUS, Ohio (WCMH) – Some recovery advocates believe a recent surge in overdose deaths could be related to the isolation of the COVID-19 pandemic.
April 2, 2020

Editorial: Joining Ohio opioid cases a good step toward settlement

This editorial represents the opinion of the Dispatch editorial board, which includes the publisher, editor, editorial page editor and editorial writers. Editorials, like opinion columns, represent a particular viewpoint and are not to be confused with news stories.
April 2, 2020

Treatment for people in recovery doesn't stop during coronavirus pandemic

COLUMBUS, Ohio (WSYX/WTTE) — A lot has changed since the coronavirus pandemic broke and it has put many things to a screeching halt to help stop the spread. But some critical services can’t stop, and people need it.
April 1, 2020

Virus outbreak creates new challenges for addiction recovery

SEATTLE (AP) — Charlie Campbell, nearly 13 years sober, is feeling tested today more than ever to stay that way.
March 31, 2020

Cleveland federal judge strikes down pharmacies’ attempts to sue doctors in opioid litigation

CLEVELAND, Ohio — A federal judge in Cleveland who oversees thousands of opioid lawsuits tossed an attempt by pharmacies to shift responsibility to doctors by arguing they were only filling prescriptions.