Mike DeWine

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August 9, 2022

Lawsuits: Group deciding how to distribute millions in Ohio opioid settlement money violated open-meetings, public-records law

COLUMBUS, Ohio—The OneOhio Recovery Foundation Board, set up to decide how distribute hundreds of millions of dollars of opioid settlement money, is refusing to divulge records or allow the public to attend meetings, according to lawsuits filed by a drug policy reform group.
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July 20, 2022

National Opioid Settlement helps Ohio communities combat opioid epidemic

What You Need To Know: Gov. Mike DeWine became the first in the nation to sue opioid makers and drug distributors in 2017 for the role they're played in the opioid epidemic. DeWine won the lawsuit and received a settlement of more than $8.6 million. The money will go towards helping Ohio communities combat the opioid epidemic. Montgomery County, which had 566 overdose deaths in 2017, was one of those recipients.
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July 15, 2022

Governor DeWine Announces Local Government Payments from National Opioid Settlement Begin

(COLUMBUS, Ohio)—Ohio Governor Mike DeWine announced today that the first payments of funds to local governments from the OneOhio settlement with national opioid distributors have been made electronically.
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June 14, 2022

Reporting Without Stigma: Ohio Releases Resource for Journalists

(COLUMBUS, Ohio)—Ohio is working to change the way society views mental illness and substance use disorders.
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May 16, 2022

New nonprofit will decide how to spend hundreds of millions of Ohio’s opioid settlement money

COLUMBUS, Ohio — The decision of how Ohio will spend hundreds of millions of dollars – and maybe more – in opioid settlement money will be up to a new non-profit, whose board met for the first time on Monday.
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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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March 16, 2022

VOICES: Opioid crisis has made Ohio a border state

In 2020, as a candidate for reelection to the State Senate, I spent a considerable amount of time walking door to door in my Cuyahoga County district.
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December 12, 2021

Organizations call on state to use opioid settlement money

Ohio has seen a surge in overdose deaths since the beginning of the pandemic. The state received a substantial amount of money after a major legal settlement with opioid manufacturers. Harm Reduction Ohio is one of the organizations following the money
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