November 23, 2022

Archbold council passes two legislative items, reviews budget

ARCHBOLD — Archbold Village Council approved its only two legislative items during its Monday meeting, including a matter concerning drug abuse and treatment.
November 22, 2022

States differ on how best to spend $26B from settlement in opioid cases

With more than 200 Americans still dying of drug overdoses each day, states are beginning the high-stakes task of deciding how to spend billions of dollars in settlement funds from opioid manufacturers and distributors.
November 17, 2022

Ohio State experts to review FDA regulation of prescription opioids

A team of Ohio State University experts has been awarded a contract through Brillient Corporation to complete an independent review of the Food and Drug Administration’s regulatory actions and decisions on currently approved opioid medications.
November 17, 2022

OHIO researcher receives more than $1 million in funding from the National Institute on Drug Abuse

Berkeley Franz, Ph.D., a researcher in Ohio University’s Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine and the Appalachian Institute to Advance Health Equity Science (ADVANCE), was awarded over $1 million by the National Institute on Drug Abuse for two separate studies that are aimed at helping provide resources to combat the opioid epidemic.
November 15, 2022

Ohio among states preparing settlement with Walmart over opioid failures

DAYTON, Ohio (WDTN) – Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost and other attorneys general are preparing a settlement after an investigation into the part Walmart has played in the opioid epidemic.
November 15, 2022

Walmart agrees to $3.1B opioid settlement plan, Ohio AG says

Nov. 15—Walmart has agreed to pay $3.1 billion to settle lawsuits for its role in the nationwide opioid-addiction crisis, Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost announced Tuesday.
November 11, 2022

Project DAWN and overdose surge alerts

DEADLY BATCH ALERTS: A text alerts network has been established in Ohio for early warnings about overdose surges and deadly batches of drugs in Northwest Ohio.
November 10, 2022

Wood County may get vending machines with Narcan for overdoses

Wood County may soon have vending machines stocked with Narcan for drug overdose victims.