Dave Yost

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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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February 17, 2022

Ohio AG: Study links opioid deaths to stimulus checks

(The Center Square) – A study released Thursday by Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost links COVID-19 stimulus checks to increases in deaths caused by opioid overdoses across the country.
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