Pennsylvania to get $53M in opioid treatment drug settlement

Pennsylvania to get $53M in opioid treatment drug settlement

Pennsylvania is in line to receive more than $53 million as part of a nationwide settlement with a British company that once distributed a drug used to treat opioid addiction.

Governor: Ohio making plans to divide future opioid dollars

Governor: Ohio making plans to divide future opioid dollars

Gov. Mike DeWine says 100 lawyers and government officials from across the state have made a "positive start" on deciding how millions of dollars Ohio communities might receive through national opioid litigation...

Ohio to get $40M in US settlement with ex-opioid distributor

Ohio to get $40M in US settlement with ex-opioid distributor

The state Attorney General's Office says Ohio will receive nearly $40 million as part of a nationwide settlement with a British company that once distributed a drug used to treat opioid addiction. 

Ohio governor convenes talks with lawyers in opioid lawsuits

Ohio governor convenes talks with lawyers in opioid lawsuits

Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine said Tuesday that he has convened a meeting with the state attorney general and lawyers for cities and counties involved in the national opioid litigation to discuss how millions in settlement dollars...

Doctor who traded opioids for sex found guilty

Doctor who traded opioids for sex found guilty

A Pennsylvania doctor who authorities say traded opioid prescriptions for sex and sexually explicit photos and texts has been convicted.

Ohio to provide free drug disposal kits to injured workers who have Bureau of Worker's Compensation claims

Ohio to provide free drug disposal kits to injured workers who have Bureau of Worker's Compensation claims

The Ohio Bureau of Worker's Compensation has experienced a 16-percent decline in the number of opioid prescriptions they've covered for injured workers in the past year.

Opioid industry presses for settlement as trial looms

Opioid industry presses for settlement as trial looms

Major drug distributors and manufacturers are pressing to settle thousands of claims against them related to the nation's persistent opioid crisis as their trial date draws closer.