April 7, 2022

Man charged after officers find 240 grams of fentanyl, 81 grams of meth

Officials said he had a portable laboratory in his car and possessed everything necessary to make his own tablets and then sell them to unsuspecting customers.
April 6, 2022

Governor Signs Executive Order Effectively Banning New Opioids

(COLUMBUS, Ohio)—Ohio Governor Mike DeWine today signed Executive Order 2022-05D...
April 6, 2022

McKesson loses bid to make insurers cover opioid defense

Judge finds lawsuits allege deliberate, not accidental, conduct. McKesson says it has spent more than $270 million on opioid legal defense
April 5, 2022

Ohio could soon increase penalties for drug dealing near treatment sites

A bill that would toughen penalties for those who deal drugs near a site offering substance addiction treatment or to addicts undergoing treatment passed the Ohio legislature on Wednesday.
April 3, 2022

States look for solutions as fentanyl deaths keep rising

Lawmakers have been considering and adopting measures on two fronts: reducing the risk to users and increasing the penalties for dealing fentanyl or mixing it with other drugs.
April 3, 2022

States look for solutions as US fentanyl deaths keep rising

With fentanyl driving fatal overdoses to record levels in the U.S., state governments are scrambling for solutions
March 30, 2022

Cardinal Health keeps opioid coverage fight in state court

6th Circuit cites risk of state, federal court friction. Ohio state courts are considering other opioid coverage disputes
March 29, 2022

Local Ohio senator sponsoring bill that would make fentanyl test strips more accessible

COLUMBUS, Ohio (WKEF) -- A bill moving through the Ohio House of Representatives would give more people access to naloxone and fentanyl test strips.