Politics

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August 24, 2020

Ohio's Forgotten Epidemic

Could Trump's effort to tackle the opioid crisis be overshadowed by his handling of COVID?
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July 23, 2020

We must keep working to fight addiction

For more than 25 years, I’ve worked to address the drug addiction epidemic that has affected so many lives across Ohio.
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July 17, 2020

Balderson introduces bipartisan bill to tackle worsening substance abuse crisis

U.S. Rep. Troy Balderson (R-OH) and a bipartisan group of more than 30 lawmakers unveiled legislation aimed at combating the nation’s ongoing opioid and substance abuse crisis, which has worsened during the COVID-19 pandemic.
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July 15, 2020

The opioid crisis in America: Vulnerable groups, law enforcement, and international supply

As the United States and the world reel from COVID-19, another epidemic, opioid addiction, continues to ravage the U.S.
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June 10, 2020

Ohio lawmakers introduce five bills to combat opioid crisis

COLUMBUS, Ohio (WSYX/WTTE) — Ohio lawmakers are working to combat the opioid crisis during the COVID-19 pandemic.
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June 11, 2020

Ohio Lawmakers Introduce Comprehensive Opioid Plan

Some Ohio lawmakers are pushing five different pieces of legislation they say will deal with the state’s opioid abuse problem in a comprehensive way.
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May 10, 2020

Guest column/We can’t take our eyes off addiction crisis

As the coronavirus pandemic has gripped the world, it seems as though every aspect of life before this crisis has been put on hold. Schools are closed, church pews are empty, and businesses have shuttered. Yet even in this unprecedented time, we cannot forget about the many concerns we had before the pandemic.
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May 10, 2020

Ohio House: Manning’s workforce legislation to combat opioid crisis passes

State Rep. Gayle Manning (R-North Ridgeville) announced May 6 that House Bill 365 passed the Ohio House of Representatives.
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