January 26, 2023

New synthetic opioid complicates public health response to overdoses

A synthetic opioid up to 40 times more powerful than fentanyl is scrambling the public health response to the addiction crisis in a growing number of U.S. cities.
February 1, 2023

Warren starts receiving opioid settlement funds

WARREN — City Law Director Enzo Cantalamessa announced the city will receive an share of the state’s opioid settlement totaling $68,072.21 from a 2021 agreement with Johnson & Johnson’s parent company, Janssen Corp.
January 15, 2023

Ohio’s State Opioid Stimulant Response awards grant to Montgomery County ADAMHS

DAYTON — Montgomery County ADAMHS is receiving a grant of over $800,000 from the Ohio Department of Mental and Addiction Services, according to a spokesperson.
December 22, 2022

Trio Arrested After Bulk Fentanyl Bust in Columbus

COLUMBUS, Ohio) — Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost and Columbus Police Chief Elaine Bryant today announced the arrests of three drug traffickers after a sizeable fentanyl seizure.
December 5, 2022

CVS, Walgreens, Walmart appeal Ohio $650M opioid ruling

CVS, Walgreens and Walmart have appealed a ruling that ordered them to pay $650 million for fueling the opioid epidemic in two Ohio counties, arguing the case should be thrown out or a new trial introduced, NBC affiliate WFMJ reported Dec. 5.
December 5, 2022

Law Enforcement Scores Major Drug Bust

ZANESVILLE, Ohio – The Zanesville / Muskingum County Drug Unit recently conducted a major drug bust that stemmed from a traffic stop near Linden Avenue last Thursday.
November 23, 2022

Archbold council passes two legislative items, reviews budget

ARCHBOLD — Archbold Village Council approved its only two legislative items during its Monday meeting, including a matter concerning drug abuse and treatment.
November 22, 2022

States differ on how best to spend $26B from settlement in opioid cases

With more than 200 Americans still dying of drug overdoses each day, states are beginning the high-stakes task of deciding how to spend billions of dollars in settlement funds from opioid manufacturers and distributors.