October 12, 2021

House Republicans announce bill to legalize marijuana in Ohio

COLUMBUS, Ohio (WSYX) — House Republicans are taking a hit at legalizing marijuana in Ohio.
October 13, 2021

Opioid overdose deaths 'skyrocketing' during COVID-19 pandemic, Ohio medical experts say

Healthy State Alliance is an initiative involving members from The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center and Bon Secours Mercy Health.
October 4, 2021

Trial starts in potentially landmark case over Northeast Ohio pharmacies’ role in opioid crisis

CLEVELAND (WJW) – Attorneys representing two Ohio counties along with the pharmacy chains CVS, Walgreens, Giant Eagle and Walmart have started arguing in what is expected to be a landmark case over the abuse of prescription opiates.
October 4, 2021

Pharmacy chains in Ohio will face trial over their role in the opioid crisis

The nation's biggest name-brand pharmacy chains face a high-profile civil trial beginning Monday in Ohio over their role in the nation's deadly opioid epidemic.
October 21, 2021
12:00–1 p.m.
American Dental Association

Webinar: Dentists can play a role in blunting opioid epidemic

Opioids, Dentistry and Addiction: The Dentist’s Role in Treating Pain scheduled for Oct. 21
September 29, 2021

Pinnacle Treatment Centers Opens Springfield Treatment Services to provide opioid addiction treatment for community

SPRINGFIELD, Ohio, Sept. 29, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Pinnacle Treatment Centers, a leader in providing accessible, affordable treatment for individuals struggling with drug and alcohol addiction, opened Springfield Treatment Services today in Clark County, Ohio.
September 8, 2021

Court weighs drug distributor’s insurance coverage fight

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The Ohio Supreme Court is deciding whether the insurance company for a drug distributor should be forced to provide a legal defense in the company’s fight against government lawsuits related to the opioid epidemic.
September 15, 2021

Senate passes Gavarone's Relapse Reduction Act

COLUMBUS, Ohio — The Senate on Wednesday passed Senate Bill 25, also known as the Relapse Reduction Act.