Dave Yost

January 13, 2021

Scioto County opioid death rates the highest in Ohio

SCIOTO COUNTY, Ohio (WSAZ) - Data from the Ohio Attorney General’s office shows more Ohioans died from an opioid overdose during a three-month span last year than any time since the epidemic began.
January 13, 2021

Help available as opioid deaths rise in Ohio

DAYTON, Ohio (WKEF/WRGT) -- Dayton is known as the opioid capital of the United States, and Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost says the opioid epidemic is worse than it’s ever been.
January 16, 2021

Opioids still a problem

For a year now, we have been placing a lot of emphasis on the COVID-19 pandemic as we go about our daily lives.
January 17, 2021

Ohio opioid overdose deaths at 10-year high start of pandemic

Ohio opioid overdose deaths surged during the second quarter of 2020, making it the deadliest three-month period since the opioid epidemic began, according to a new state study.
January 12, 2021

Attorney General Yost, bipartisan AGs push FDA to examine progress in opioid fight

Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost joined a broad coalition of 48 attorneys general in pushing federal regulators to examine recent progress in their fight against opioid abuse.
January 12, 2021

Ohio AG warns opioid epidemic is getting worse during the pandemic

Overdose deaths worse in last months of 2020
January 11, 2021

Record surges in Ohio opioid overdoses prompts Yost to urge vigilance

COLUMBUS — More Ohioans died of an opioid overdose during a three-month period last year than at any time since the epidemic began, according to an analysis by a task force created by Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost.
November 6, 2020

Ohio backs $26 billion plan to settle nationwide opioid lawsuits with major drug companies

CLEVELAND, Ohio – Four of the nation’s largest pharmaceutical companies are prepared to pay $26 billion to settle lawsuits with communities and states across the country over the devastation brought on by prescription painkillers.