Politics

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March 1, 2021

Rep. Gayle Manning’s workforce legislation to combat the opioid crisis passes Ohio House, again

For a second time, state Rep. Gayle Manning’s (R-North Ridgeville) legislation that addresses the shortage of chemical dependency counselors in Ohio, the profession that helps individuals at addiction treatment centers, has passed within the Ohio House.
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February 4, 2021

Local state representative serving on new committee created with the opioid crisis in mind

JEFFERSON COUNTY, Ohio — A local legislator will be serving on a new House committee created with the opioid crisis in mind.
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February 8, 2021

Addiction In The Pandemic: An Interview With White House Leader On Drug Control Policy

When the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention released drug overdose death data last December, it warned about the impacts the ongoing pandemic has had on the addiction crisis.
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February 9, 2021

Lawmakers urge Biden to back opioid-treatment measure

Bipartisan group calls on president to ‘deliver on your promise’ to expand access in early test of administration’s opioid strategy
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January 12, 2021

Addiction Recovery Providers Call On Biden To Address Opioid Crisis

Two health crises will confront President-elect Joe Biden when the Democrat takes office on Jan. 20: the coronavirus pandemic and the opioid epidemic.
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December 30, 2020

Federal Government Crackdown to Cause Major Disruptions for International Shipping in 2021

Few countries are in compliance with an opioids-related mandate set to take effect Jan. 1 as lawmakers criticize Trump administration for "falling down on the job."
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December 29, 2020

When Hollywood came to my Ohio hometown (the book was better)

Among other momentous events, I’ll remember 2020 as the year when, decades after leaving my Ohio hometown, Hollywood brought it back to me.
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October 21, 2020

Confronting Ohio’s rural opioid crisis: Jim Carroll

WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Throughout Ohio and across the country, as we emerge from the COVID-19 pandemic, another health crisis remains: drug addiction.
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