Dave Yost

March 12, 2020

Town Hall - Healing Together: Confronting the Opioid Crisis

ABC6 News & the Ohio Opioid Education Alliance investigate the increase in opioid overdose deaths.
March 9, 2020

Deadline To Join State's Opioid Settlement Passes Without Official Extension

A deadline for local governments to sign onto the state’s effort to reach a settlement with drug companies passed over the weekend without being officially extended. But additions to the One Ohio plan apparently are still being accepted.
March 6, 2020

Allen County Commissioners join ‘One Ohio’ opioid plan

LIMA — Allen County will join with Ohio and other municipalities in its lawsuit against major opioid distributors and manufacturers, a move which local officials hope will increase the county’s chances of receiving money as Ohio gets ready to settle or try its case against the distributors and manufacturers.
March 11, 2020

Ohio state, local governments will pursue joint damages settlement over opioids

Cities and counties representing more than 85% of Ohio residents have agreed to join the state in seeking a unified damages settlement with the drug industry over the deadly costs of opioid addiction.
March 4, 2020

Yost: Extend deadline for cities, counties to join pursuit of Ohio opioid settlement

Attorney General Dave Yost wants to give Ohio’s local governments more time to join the state in pursuing a unified legal settlement with the drug industry over the deadly damage toll from opioids.
March 2, 2020

Monroe hopes proposed opioid case settlement can help city

MONROE — Monroe is hoping funds from a proposed settlement of a large lawsuit against opioid industry would help the city, even though it wasn’t part of the case.
March 3, 2020

Elyria Council approves joining One Ohio plan to divide potential opioid settlements

ELYRIA — Elyria will sign its name onto "One Ohio," a plan to divide potential opioid litigation funds across the state.
February 25, 2020

ABC 6 to host town hall meeting on growing opioid epidemic

COLUMBUS, Ohio (WYSX/WTTE) — In a crisis that has taken too many lives, state and community leaders are set to discuss opioid misuse prevention, education, treatment and a path forward in an upcoming town hall.