Local agencies receive grants to address opioid addiction
The new grants total $1.3 million and have been sent to 30 agencies across the state.
Drug Take Back Day: Where to go and when
Saturday is National Prescription Drug Take Back Day and participating agencies are also accepting electronic vaping devices and cartridges, according to the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration.
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
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
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 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
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
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
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.