Dave Yost

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February 11, 2020

Deal close on unified ‘all-Ohio’ pursuit of opioid settlement with drug industry

A deal to unify the state and local governments in pursuit of an “all Ohio” settlement of opioid damage claims with the pharmaceutical industry could be close to approval.
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April 2, 2020

Editorial: Joining Ohio opioid cases a good step toward settlement

This editorial represents the opinion of the Dispatch editorial board, which includes the publisher, editor, editorial page editor and editorial writers. Editorials, like opinion columns, represent a particular viewpoint and are not to be confused with news stories.
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March 11, 2020

Ohio officials agree on plan to split any opioid settlements

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Local officials representing nearly 85% of Ohio’s residents have agreed to a plan to share any money brought in from settlements with companies over the toll of opioids.
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March 12, 2020

Town Hall - Healing Together: Confronting the Opioid Crisis

ABC6 News & the Ohio Opioid Education Alliance investigate the increase in opioid overdose deaths.
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March 9, 2020

Deadline To Join State's Opioid Settlement Passes Without Official Extension

A deadline for local governments to sign onto the state’s effort to reach a settlement with drug companies passed over the weekend without being officially extended. But additions to the One Ohio plan apparently are still being accepted.
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March 6, 2020

Allen County Commissioners join ‘One Ohio’ opioid plan

LIMA — Allen County will join with Ohio and other municipalities in its lawsuit against major opioid distributors and manufacturers, a move which local officials hope will increase the county’s chances of receiving money as Ohio gets ready to settle or try its case against the distributors and manufacturers.
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March 11, 2020

Ohio state, local governments will pursue joint damages settlement over opioids

Cities and counties representing more than 85% of Ohio residents have agreed to join the state in seeking a unified damages settlement with the drug industry over the deadly costs of opioid addiction.
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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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