Dave Yost

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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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January 12, 2021

Ohio AG warns opioid epidemic is getting worse during the pandemic

Overdose deaths worse in last months of 2020
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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.
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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.
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