May 23, 2022

New Ohio bill would decriminalize fentanyl drug testing strips

Thousands of Ohioans die every year from overdosing on drugs, and a new bill in the House is trying to save some of those lives.
April 22, 2022

Lorain Man Sentenced to Eleven and a Half Years in Prison for Drug Trafficking and Firearms Offenses

Acting U.S. Attorney Michelle M. Baeppler announced that Demarea L. Stafford, 40, of Lorain, Ohio, was sentenced on Thursday, April 21, 2022, by Judge John R. Adams to 138 months, or eleven and a half years, in prison.
April 26, 2022

Dangerous 'Frankenstein' opioid 40x more potent than fentanyl emerging in US

MOBILE, Ala. (WPMI) — As much as 40 times stronger than Fentanyl: Get ready for Frankenstein Opioids
April 21, 2022

Dangerous synthetic opioid emerging across Ohio, turning up in Tri-State

COLUMBUS, Ohio (WKRC) - A dangerous synthetic opioid, up to 40 times stronger than fentanyl, is turning up in the Tri-State.
April 20, 2022

Synthetic opioid more potent than fentanyl turning up in Ohio

COLUMBUS, Ohio (WANE) A synthetic opioid that can be up to 40 times more powerful than fentanyl is turning up in Ohio according to Attorney General Dave Yost.
April 20, 2022

Ohio Attorney General issues warning for emerging synthetic opioid

Recent studies show that nitazene compounds can be anywhere from 1.5 to 40 times more potent than fentanyl.
April 20, 2022

An increase in potent "Frankenstein opioids" prompts warning from Ohio attorney general

A growing presence of dangerous synthetic opioids called nitazenes in Ohio has prompted a warning from the state's Attorney General Dave Yost.
December 10, 2021

Officials: Overdose deaths trending in wrong direction

Law enforcement leaders and addiction experts detail what is causing a rise in overdose deaths. They said the pandemic, isolation and trauma are some of the key contributing factors. Fentanyl is the main culprit behind overdose deaths in Ohio