Addiction

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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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
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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.
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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.
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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.
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