November 6, 2020
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.
October 8, 2020
What if a doctor knew you were predisposed to opioid addiction? What if, then, the doctor could figure out a medical plan that would ease your pain without prescription painkillers?
June 27, 2020
U.S. Attorneys Justin Herdman, David DeVillers and Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost announced this week that the U.S. Department of Justice Office of Community Oriented Policing Services has awarded the Ohio Attorney General’s Organized Crime Investigations Commission $3,658,998 in funding to combat the illegal manufacture and distribution of heroin and prescription opioids in Ohio.
June 24, 2020
DAYTON, Ohio (WKEF/WRGT) - The Department of Justice (DOJ) announced they were awarding $3.6 million to the Ohio Attorney General's office to combat opiate distribution and manufacturing in Ohio. U.S Attorneys Justin Herdman, David Devillers and Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost stated the new funding was being awarded from the Office of Community Oriented Policing Services (COPS Office).
February 11, 2020
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.
April 2, 2020
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March 11, 2020
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.