August 26, 2021

Dreamland revisited: County featured in bestselling opioid crisis book lone holdout in settlement

Scioto County featured prominently in the story of the opioid addiction epidemic that has devastated hundreds of cities and towns across the United States.
September 16, 2021

Ohio Scores $808M Opioid Settlement Outside Global Deal (1)

Imminent trial gave state leverage to make outside deal. Unlike global deal, attorneys fees are paid by firms
August 17, 2021

Ohio moves closer to opioid settlement as 96% of counties, municipalities get onboard

COLUMBUS, Ohio (WDTN) — Attorney General Dave Yost announced that 96 percent of the Ohio’s city, county, township and village partners are onboard with the OneOhio opioid settlement agreement.
August 31, 2021

We found tax records showing 'Hillbilly Elegy' author JD Vance's anti-opioid nonprofit faltered

JD Vance is running for Senate in Ohio as a savior of the Midwest. A nonprofit he started to fight the opioid epidemic seems to have faltered. Vance's track record is the subject of an Insider deep-dive.
August 26, 2021

Rite Aid settles bellwether opioid case with Ohio counties

Settlement allows Rite Aid to avoid October trial No terms disclosed County officials must still approve the deal
August 31, 2021

Governor DeWine Observes the First Ohio Overdose Awareness Day

(COLUMBUS, Ohio)—Governor Mike DeWine signed Senate Bill 30 in June designating today, Aug. 31, as Ohio Overdose Awareness Day to raise public awareness and to remember the lives lost to the epidemic.
August 28, 2021

Walbridge signs on to Ohio opioid settlement; council also moves ahead with new gazebo

WALBRIDGE — The village will join other Wood County communities in a settlement to receive money in the OneOhio Opioid Settlement agreement.
September 1, 2021

Judge Conditionally Approves Purdue Pharma Opioid Settlement

A federal bankruptcy judge has approved with conditions a historic opioid settlement between Purdue Pharma and thousands of local and state governments.