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January 22, 2020

Collaborative task force reduces overdose deaths in Clermont County

CLERMONT COUNTY -- Deaths from drug overdoses are down in Clermont County, according to the Ohio Department of Health (ODH).
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January 22, 2020

5 charged in $2.8M dark web drug trafficking, money laundering conspiracy

A federal grand jury has indicted five individuals alleged to be members of one of the most prolific online drug trafficking organizations in the United States. The indictment was returned and unsealed in Cincinnati.
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January 21, 2020

Expert testimony gathered ahead of Mount Carmel nursing hearings

COLUMBUS (WBNS) -- Expert testimony is being gathered this week that could be used in some of the upcoming disciplinary hearings for Mount Carmel nurses tied to the patient overdose scandal.
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January 19, 2020

U.S. attorney: Make ban on fentanyl analogues permanent

Most Ohioans do not know that a deadly poison is being added to heroin, cocaine, crystal methamphetamine and, yes, even marijuana. It is called fentanyl, or one of its analogues. And it is killing people.
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January 17, 2020

States ranked by opioid overdose deaths

Ohio has the highest numbers of opioid overdose deaths in the country, according to the most recently available data from the Kaiser Family Foundation.
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January 17, 2020

Pharmacies Petition 6th Circuit to Overturn 'Sweeping Order' for Opioid Prescription Data

Pharmacies facing an Oct. 13 trial are challenging U.S. District Judge Dan Polster's order to provide opioid prescription data for thousands of stores nationwide. They also insist that at least two of his orders have not complied with the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure.
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January 16, 2020

Sen. Portman presses for permanent criminalization of Fentanyl-related substances

As the U.S. opioid epidemic continues, and with a criminalization order against fentanyl-related substances set to expire, U.S. Sen. Rob Portman (R-OH) took to the Senate floor this week urging legislation to permanently schedule the drugs.
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