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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.
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April 6, 2022

Governor Signs Executive Order Effectively Banning New Opioids

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