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January 13, 2023

Naloxone is reaching more people than ever

As drug overdose deaths hover near record levels in the United States, naloxone is reaching more people than ever, and possible policy shifts could make it more accessible this year.
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January 13, 2023

Lorain man gets 15 years in federal prison on drug charges

Kevin Walker Jr. of Lorain was sentenced Wednesday to 15 years in federal prison after pleading guilty to possession of drugs and distribution of fentanyl that led to an overdose death, the U.S. Attorney's Office for the Northern District of Ohio said in a news release.
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January 12, 2023

DEA seized 379 million doses of fentanyl in 2022

Federal drug enforcement agents millions of deadly fentanyl pills last year.
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January 12, 2023

Opioid-sparing approach to post-operative care reducing opiate prescriptions in half

CLEVELAND, Ohio (WOIO) - For many people, dangerous opioid addictions begin at the hospital when they’re prescribed them to manage pain after a surgery.
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January 11, 2023

2023 Expansion to Train New Addiction Providers Looking to Offer Patients Opioid Detox Without Fear

Speranza Therapeutics Provides Drug-Free Treatment Option to Rapidly Manage Opioid Withdrawal Symptoms
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January 11, 2023

Cincinnati.com: Ohio decriminalized fentanyl test strips. Here's why experts say that matters

UC expert says a vast majority of people who use the test strips changed their drug use behavior
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January 11, 2023

DEA reports 150% jump in fake prescription pill seizures in 2022

Pills made from deadly fentanyl and disguised to look like legitimate prescription pills continue to pour into the United States, including Ohio and Northern Kentucky, at unprecedented rates.
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January 11, 2023

Former Doctor Convicted of Illegal Distribution of Controlled Substances

A federal jury convicted a doctor formerly licensed in Ohio today for illegally prescribing controlled substance pills in violation of the Controlled Substances Act.
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