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October 29, 2020

Opioid Crisis: Critics Say Trump Fumbled Response To Another Deadly Epidemic

When then-presidential candidate Donald Trump spoke in Manchester, N.H., a week before the 2016 election, he said the opioid crisis was destroying lives and shattering families.
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October 28, 2020

Resurgent Opioid Crisis Increases Importance of West Central Ohio Crime Task Force

It was a day like any other for Matthew Treglia and his 12-year-old daughter. While riding to school, she noticed a box sitting between them. “Daddy, what’s in the box?” she asked.
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October 12, 2020

University of Cincinnati researcher examines genetic role in addiction

Study is among the first to examine methods of preventing opioid use disorder
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October 12, 2020

Columbus' Own: Ohio State Pharmacy Student Uses Experience and Music to Address the Opioid Crisis

The love from one brother to another aims to address an epidemic and save the reputation of a profession.
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September 14, 2020

Lorain County’s mental health board salutes first responders Sept. 20-26

LORAIN, Ohio -- First responders in Lorain County are receiving a big thank you for their efforts in “Bringing Help, Bringing Hope.”
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July 8, 2020

Signs of illegal drug use surge in Ohio as ‘collateral damage’ from pandemic

The Millennium Health report released Wednesday tracked illicit drug use trends by evaluating more than 500,000 urine drug tests.
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June 27, 2020

Feds give $3.6 million in anti-heroin, opioid grants to Ohio

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.
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June 10, 2020

Cuyahoga County reports near-record 66 drug overdose deaths in May, and number could rise, medical examiner says

CLEVELAND, Ohio -- At least 66 people died in May after overdosing on heroin, fentanyl or cocaine in Cuyahoga County, and that number could rise to an all-time high for a single month once more test results are confirmed, the medical examiner’s office said.
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