News

justice_deparment.jpg
September 25, 2019

U.S. Accuses 11 Doctors Of Illegally Peddling Opioids In Appalachian States

Federal prosecutors are charging 11 doctors with unlawfully distributing opioids and other substances, in the second large operation to target "pill mill" operators and health care fraud this year. Two other people also face charges in the sting.
wcpo.png
September 24, 2019

Feds: Green Township doctor charged in opioid bust

CINCINNATI — A Green Township doctor was one of 11 physicians charged in a federal drug bust, officials said in a news release Tuesday.
connecting_cpr_news_dual_917_885_horiz_color_0.png
September 23, 2019

How Will Ohio Allocate Its Opioid Settlement Dollars?

A huge opioid trial is scheduled in Cleveland in October, and when it happens some leaders in Ohio want to make sure that we learn from past mistakes.
wcpo.png
September 21, 2019

Commissioners say counties should control opioid lawsuits

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio county commissioners say counties should have control of any settlement money derived from lawsuits against opioid manufacturers, distributors and pharmacies.
recovery.jpg
September 19, 2019

Cuyahoga, Summit Counties 'Carry The Torch' In Opioid Trial

Eric Stimac’s path to addiction began with a work injury. Several years ago, he said, he was working a side job on a day off.
yost_pic.jpg
September 18, 2019

Yost Says Any Opioid Lawsuit Award Should Go Back To Locals

After taking heat for arguing the state should have a lead role in next month’s huge opioid trial in Cleveland, Ohio’s attorney general says he wants to be clear that he thinks any money won should be spent at the local level.
picture.jpg
September 18, 2019

Who’s to blame for the nation’s opioid crisis? Massive trial may answer that question

For the families of the roughly 400,000 Americans who have died of opioid drug overdoses since 1999, a legal drama scheduled to unfold in an Ohio courtroom next month may feel like a true shot at justice.
logo_examiner.png
September 18, 2019

OHIO OFFICIAL: OPIOID SETTLEMENT SHOULD BE SPENT LOCALLY

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Any money Ohio might receive from a settlement with OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma and other drugmakers should be spent at the local level, the state's top lawyer said Wednesday.
Close