Dave Yost

August 9, 2022

OneOhio, nonprofit in charge of state opioid money, sued over transparency

The nonprofit tasked with distributing $440 million in opioid settlement money isn't following public records and meeting laws, according to lawsuits filed Monday.
April 20, 2022

‘Frankenstein opioids’ 40 times more potent than fentanyl, Ohio Attorney General warns

CINCINNATI (WXIX) - Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost warns there is a growing use of nitazenes, a group of dangerous synthetic opioids that can be up to 40 times more potent than fentanyl.
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.
February 17, 2022

Study by Ohio AG's office finds stimulus checks led to record increase in opioid deaths

DAYTON, Ohio (WKEF) -- A new study by the Ohio Attorney General’s Center for the Future of Forensic Science found COVID-19 stimulus checks led to a record increase in opioid deaths.
February 17, 2022

Ohio AG's office study suggests link between stimulus checks, overdose deaths

Dave Yost said there was a "causal connection" between the stimulus checks in 2020 and the overdose death spike that the state saw in the spring.