Pharmaceutical Companies

March 4, 2020

Stark County to join state settlement talks on opioids

County commissioners agreed to join efforts by Ohio to reach a global settlement agreement with the pharmaceutical industry.
March 11, 2020

Ohio unites to push for settlement in opioid lawsuits

COLUMBUS — State and local leaders inked a deal to join forces to negotiate a settlement with opioid manufacturers and distributors over their role in the opiate addiction crisis that has devastated the state, officials announced Wednesday.
March 11, 2020

Ohio officials agree on plan to split any opioid settlements

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.
March 5, 2020

Montgomery County Commission votes to join One Ohio Initiative opioid settlement efforts

DAYTON, Ohio (WDTN) – The Montgomery County Commission voted at a special meeting Thursday to join the One Ohio Initiative. The initiative seeks to settle all opioid lawsuits across Ohio in one offer.
March 10, 2020

Cuyahoga County approves first-round programs funded by opioid settlement money

CLEVELAND, Ohio — Cuyahoga County Council on Tuesday approved the first round of programs funded by the county’s settlements with opioid manufacturers.
March 9, 2020

Deadline To Join State's Opioid Settlement Passes Without Official Extension

A deadline for local governments to sign onto the state’s effort to reach a settlement with drug companies passed over the weekend without being officially extended. But additions to the One Ohio plan apparently are still being accepted.
March 6, 2020

Clinton County joins ‘One Ohio’ to pursue opioid settlement

WILMINGTON — Clinton County commissioners have voted to join “One Ohio” in pursuit of a settlement with prescription opioid companies.
March 6, 2020

Allen County Commissioners join ‘One Ohio’ opioid plan

LIMA — Allen County will join with Ohio and other municipalities in its lawsuit against major opioid distributors and manufacturers, a move which local officials hope will increase the county’s chances of receiving money as Ohio gets ready to settle or try its case against the distributors and manufacturers.