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

Attorney General Dave Yost takes questions from reporters at an event in January 2019. KAREN KASLER

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.

A significant number of counties have signed the One Ohio deal and dropped their individual suits over the opioid crisis, said Rachel Massoud with the County Commissioners Association of Ohio.