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August 3, 2021

Ohio Community Leaders Discuss Signing on to Billion-Dollar Opioid Deal

Community leaders around Ohio are weighing whether to sign on to the $26 billion opioid settlement with three drug distributors and a manufacturer.
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August 2, 2021

The fight is personal for some EMTs attacking Ohio overdoses one study, one emergency call at a time

ASHTABULA COUNTY, Ohio — It’s a scene playing out far too often in our area and across the country, people overdosing on illegal drugs forcing first responders to rush in and try to help.
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July 31, 2021

Townships vote on opioid settlement

All 17 townships throughout Medina County met in executive session Thursday night to vote on their involvement in a statewide opioid settlement.
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July 27, 2021

Townships to discuss opioid settlement

MEDINA — A joint meeting of all Medina County townships Thursday will center on what comes next in local procurement of opioid epidemic settlement funds.
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July 24, 2021

What Those in Power Are Missing About the Opioid Epidemic

“This is what happens when public health fails.”
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July 23, 2021

AG Yost inks $26B deal with opioid producers

Medina County Prosecutor Forrest Thompson will join numerous colleagues from around the state today in Columbus as talks begin regarding how distribution to states and municipalities will work now that Attorney General Dave Yost has secured bills from the makers of opioid drugs.
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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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