December 8, 2022

Cincinnati harm reduction machine reverses 960 opioid overdoses

A self-service vending machine filled with harm reduction supplies helped reduce Hamilton County, Ohio's opioid overdose deaths in 2021, according to research published by the Journal of American Pharmacists Association.
December 6, 2022

FDA push to make OTC versions of life-saving drug naloxone as fentanyl deaths rise

CINCINNATI (WKRC) - The FDA wants to expand access to the life-saving drug naloxone to help battle the opioid crisis.
December 5, 2022

Law Enforcement Scores Major Drug Bust

ZANESVILLE, Ohio – The Zanesville / Muskingum County Drug Unit recently conducted a major drug bust that stemmed from a traffic stop near Linden Avenue last Thursday.
December 5, 2022

CVS, Walgreens, Walmart appeal Ohio $650M opioid ruling

CVS, Walgreens and Walmart have appealed a ruling that ordered them to pay $650 million for fueling the opioid epidemic in two Ohio counties, arguing the case should be thrown out or a new trial introduced, NBC affiliate WFMJ reported Dec. 5.
November 30, 2022

Fentanyl test strips move closer to legalization in Ohio

Fentanyl test strips move closer to legalization in Ohio
November 30, 2022

Ohio House votes to decriminalize fentanyl test strips

COLUMBUS, Ohio – The Ohio House passed legislation Wednesday that would legalize the possession of test strips used to identify the presence of fentanyl in illicit drugs.
November 29, 2022

Ohio House passes bill to decriminalize fentanyl test strips

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Fentanyl testing strips would be decriminalized under a bill the Ohio House passed Wednesday with overwhelming bipartisan support, advancing a proposal that proponents say would help prevent fatal overdoses and save lives.
November 25, 2022

Montgomery County’s 3 juvenile specialty dockets recertified by Supreme Court

The Ohio Supreme Court recertified the Montgomery County Juvenile Court’s three specialty dockets that aim to give local children and their families a second chance at a better life together.