February 4, 2020
The number of prescriptions to a life saving overdose reversal medication grew in Ohio grew by 2,328% following a state law change in 2015.
February 3, 2020
After a lull in appellate proceedings, one of the nation’s most closely watched cases (non-impeachment category) has returned to the Sixth Circuit, at least temporarily.
January 31, 2020
Obtaining naloxone without a prescription has made a “huge impact” in Ohio, according to researchers at the University of Cincinnati.
October 30, 2019
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Pharmacies in Ohio will soon offer biodegradable bags so people who are prescribed opioids for work injuries can safely dispose of any opioids they don't use.
April 17, 2019
Five defendants involved with a Dayton medical clinic and pharmacy have been indicted as part of the largest prescription opioid takedown in U.S. history, according to federal officials.
April 8, 2019
A doctor who was an early evangelist for increased use of highly addictive opioids like OxyContin to treat chronic pain--and who was paid to promote the idea--has switched sides and now says drug makers helped to create a U.S. epidemic by failing to acknowledge the risks of abuse.
January 30, 2019
“Break the stigma,” and “Don’t be afraid to talk about it,” were among the messages from author and TV commentator Eric Bolling about the opioid epidemic at an appearance in Greene County this week.