Dave Yost

February 22, 2021

Overdoses worse than ever before

If the COVID-19 pandemic has made you feel as though the virus is the overwhelming challenge for Ohio, you are not alone.
February 22, 2021

AG Yost reaches $24.7M settlement with consultant that allegedly fueled opioid epidemic

Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost has agreed to a settlement with McKinsey & Co. that will pour more than $24 million into communities to help combat the devastating effects of an opioid epidemic that has ripped apart communities and families throughout the state.
February 18, 2021

Amidst pandemic, Ohio sees record overdose deaths

CLEVELAND, Ohio (WJW) – “He was doing well, and then it happened, and we didn’t find out for three days.”
February 8, 2021

Doctor Sentenced for Role in Unlawful Distribution of Opioids

An Ohio physician was sentenced to two years in prison today for his role in illegally distributing opioids.
February 9, 2021

WV, OH, KY among states that settle with opioid consulting firm that aided Purdue Pharma

CHARLESTON — Several attorneys general across the United States announced Thursday nearly $600 million in settlements with a drug marketing firm accused of helping to fuel the opioid crisis.
February 8, 2021

News 9 Special Assignment: The forgotten epidemic - the opioid crisis, better or worse

In tonight's special assignment: the forgotten epidemic- the opioid crisis, better or worse, we're examining the overdose death numbers, specifically in each of our counties over the past 2 years, to see if the drug epidemic is better or worse than before the pandemic.
February 4, 2021

Ohio AG reaches $24.7M settlement with consultant that fueled opioid epidemic

CINCINNATI (FOX19) - Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost has agreed to a settlement of $24.7 million with McKinsey & Co. to help combat the opioid epidemic throughout the state.
February 4, 2021

Ohio Valley States Will Reap $45M From Opioid Suit Settlement With McKinsey Consulting

Kentucky, Ohio, and West Virginia will collectively receive roughly $45 million as part of settlement agreements announced Thursday resolving lawsuits against consulting giant McKinsey & Company related to the opioid epidemic.