January 2, 2022

Harm Reduction Ohio founder discusses opioid settlement

Mike Kallmeyer discussed the opioid settlement with Dennis Cauchon, Founder and Executive Director of Harm Reduction Ohio.
January 2, 2022

Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost discusses $808M opioid settlement

Mike Kallmeyer visited with Attorney General of Ohio Dave Yost...
December 1, 2021

Are Pharmacies to Blame in Opioid Deaths? Why Ohio's Federal Drug Verdict was an Important Test Case

Last week, a federal jury in Ohio found that several major pharmacy chains operating in two of the state’s counties contributed to opioid overdose deaths there.
December 13, 2021

Governor DeWine Announces Renovation, Repurposing of Former Hocking County Prison

(COLUMBUS, Ohio) -- Ohio Governor Mike DeWine and Ohio Department of Rehabilitation and Correction (ODRC) Director Annette Chambers-Smith announced today that ODRC is moving forward with plans to renovate its former prison near Nelsonville.
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
December 6, 2021

Lima City Council talks opioid settlement, playground equipment

Lima City Council met and voted on legislation on playground equipment and a settlement with large drug manufacturers.
December 1, 2021

Opioid pharmacy trial verdict in Cleveland could impact similar cases nationwide

A case that was being watched closely ended in Cleveland last week with a federal jury finding three national pharmacy chains liable for helping to drive the opioid addiction and overdose crisis in the United States.
November 23, 2021

Jury Holds Pharmacies Responsible for Role in Opioid Crisis

A federal jury says CVS, Walgreens and Walmart pharmacies didn’t do enough to stop the flow of opioid pills into two Ohio counties.