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December 28, 2021

Opioid Overdose Death Rate Rose Faster for People of Color

Structural racism, including lack of access to substance use treatment and discrimination in the criminal justice system, is resulting in a deadly rise in overdoses among people of color. A government study seeks effective interventions.
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November 24, 2021

Ohio federal jury finds that big retail pharmacies perpetuated the opioid crisis

A federal jury in Cleveland, Ohio, found that CVS, Walgreens and Walmart pharmacies contributed to the opioid crisis, the first decision of its kind.
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October 4, 2021

Pharmacy chains in Ohio will face trial over their role in the opioid crisis

The nation's biggest name-brand pharmacy chains face a high-profile civil trial beginning Monday in Ohio over their role in the nation's deadly opioid epidemic.
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March 9, 2021

Recovery Ohio

Governor Mike DeWine commissioned the RecoveryOhio initiative to coordinate the work of state departments, boards, and commissions by leveraging Ohio’s existing resources and seeking new opportunities.
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January 12, 2021

Addiction Recovery Providers Call On Biden To Address Opioid Crisis

Two health crises will confront President-elect Joe Biden when the Democrat takes office on Jan. 20: the coronavirus pandemic and the opioid epidemic.
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June 16, 2020

Cuyahoga County Opioid Deaths Rising; COVID-19 Keeping Patients From Seeking Care

The coronavirus pandemic is not the only public health threat facing Ohio.
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