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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
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October 26, 2021
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September 29, 2021

2 narcotics officers arrested in Ohio, accused of drug distribution

COLUMBUS, Ohio — Authorities arrested two Columbus police officers Tuesday on allegations that they distributed several kilograms of the synthetic opioid fentanyl, according to the Department of Justice.
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September 1, 2021

Health officials say many resources available for anyone battling addiction in Summit County

What You Need To Know: The top drugs abused in Summit County are fentanyl, methamphetamine and cocaine, officials say. Nearly 35 locations drug-drop off locations in Summit County for incineration or disposal bag pick-up. Summit County spent $2 million from opioid litigation settlement on ER programs aimed at treating overdoses. The county allocated $500,000 to establish the Opiate Small Grant Program fund supporting nonprofits working with addicts
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June 11, 2021

Dayton man charged with dealing fentanyl cocaine mixture that caused multiple fatal and nonfatal overdoses

DAYTON, Ohio – A federal grand jury has charged a Dayton man with distributing fentanyl and cocaine that resulted in five overdoses in the late hours of New Year’s Eve and into the early hours of New Year’s Day 2019.
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May 2, 2021

Americans can take steps to fight fentanyl, which is involved in 76% of overdose deaths

During the COVID-19 pandemic, there is another public health crisis taking a toll on American families: overdose deaths from the synthetic drug fentanyl, an often-deadly opioid derivative.
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April 7, 2021

Cuyahoga County saw record overdose deaths in March 2021

Cuyahoga County Medical Examiner Dr. Thomas Gilson issued a public health alert after the county suffered at least 69 suspected overdose deaths in March.
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March 19, 2021

Ludlow toddler's fentanyl death a tragic reminder of widespread opioid epidemic

Newtown Chief: Fentanyl now as prevalent as meth, cocaine
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