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March 5, 2020

Montgomery County Commission votes to join One Ohio Initiative opioid settlement efforts

DAYTON, Ohio (WDTN) – The Montgomery County Commission voted at a special meeting Thursday to join the One Ohio Initiative. The initiative seeks to settle all opioid lawsuits across Ohio in one offer.
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March 4, 2020

Yost: Extend deadline for cities, counties to join pursuit of Ohio opioid settlement

Attorney General Dave Yost wants to give Ohio’s local governments more time to join the state in pursuing a unified legal settlement with the drug industry over the deadly damage toll from opioids.
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March 4, 2020

Area entities opt into potential opioid settlement

The state of Ohio is seeking to settle its lawsuit with various opioid manufacturers.
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March 4, 2020

Advocates, recovering addicts say Narcan access with proper treatment could help curb opioid crisis

COLUMBUS (WCMH) – Access to a life-saving drug has expanded exponentially in recent years in Ohio. Some advocates think the increase in naloxone dispensing, both in pharmacies and through community initiatives, could eventually help curb the state’s opioid epidemic.
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March 4, 2020

Inside a Preschool That Treats the Youngest Victims of the Opioid Crisis

This story is part of an EdSurge Research series about the early childhood education workforce.
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March 4, 2020

Stark County to join state settlement talks on opioids

County commissioners agreed to join efforts by Ohio to reach a global settlement agreement with the pharmaceutical industry.
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March 4, 2020

East Liverpool joins opioid fight

EAST LIVERPOOL –Council members authorized Mayor Greg Bricker to sign documents that could result in funds if a potential litigation against opioid suppliers.
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March 4, 2020

Latta introduces legislation reducing barriers to non-opioid pain management alternatives

Congressman Bob Latta, R-Bowling Green, has introduced H.R. 5833, legislation working to increase accessibility to non-opioid treatment for those suffering from chronic pain.
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