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January 15, 2021

Federal Court Restrains Toledo Pharmacy and Two Pharmacists From Dispensing Opioids or Other Controlled Substances

A federal court in Ohio issued a temporary restraining order enjoining a Toledo, Ohio, pharmacy and two of its pharmacists from dispensing opioids and other controlled substances, the Department of Justice announced today.
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January 13, 2021

Scioto County opioid death rates the highest in Ohio

SCIOTO COUNTY, Ohio (WSAZ) - Data from the Ohio Attorney General’s office shows more Ohioans died from an opioid overdose during a three-month span last year than any time since the epidemic began.
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January 13, 2021

Help available as opioid deaths rise in Ohio

DAYTON, Ohio (WKEF/WRGT) -- Dayton is known as the opioid capital of the United States, and Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost says the opioid epidemic is worse than it’s ever been.
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January 12, 2021

Ohio AG warns opioid epidemic is getting worse during the pandemic

Overdose deaths worse in last months of 2020
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January 12, 2021

Attorney General Yost, bipartisan AGs push FDA to examine progress in opioid fight

Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost joined a broad coalition of 48 attorneys general in pushing federal regulators to examine recent progress in their fight against opioid abuse.
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January 12, 2021

Anderson expected to appeal sentence

Nearly five years from the date a joint investigation in Marietta netted a federal raid on the city’s brick streets, a former local physician was sentenced to prison this month.
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January 12, 2021

Ohio opioid epidemic rages on amid coronavirus pandemic

COLUMBUS, Ohio — The year 2020 will forever be remembered as the year of COVID-19. The year that shut down life as we know it, as society worked to outlast the virus until a vaccine could save the day.
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January 12, 2021

Pandemic helped opioid epidemic surge in Ohio

The three months following our state's shutdown—April, May and June— set a record for the largest spike in opioid overdose deaths in Ohio in a decade.
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