January 17, 2022
Ohio doctors, pharmacists cut back on the dispensing of prescription opioids in 2021, continuing a yearslong trend
CLEVELAND, Ohio – Ohio doctors and pharmacists cut back the number of prescription opioids they dispensed last year, a move that continues a large-scale drop in the number of painkillers doled out across the state.
November 29, 2021
As it became increasingly evident that the opioid epidemic was sparked and fanned by “legal” drug dealers such as doctors, pain clinics and pharmacies, residents across Appalachia and the Rust Belt cried out for justice.
October 26, 2021
‘Like we were hit by a tsunami’: Trumbull County official testifies in opioid trial how scourge struck her community
CLEVELAND, Ohio – Trumbull County’s top drug prevention official took the stand Tuesday in the nation’s first trial focused on pharmacies’ role in the opioid crisis and said the scourge that has devastated her community could get worse this year.
November 17, 2021
Isolation during the COVID-19 pandemic and drugs laced with a potent opioid pushed overdose deaths to new heights, public health officials say.
October 21, 2021
American Dental Association
Opioids, Dentistry and Addiction: The Dentist’s Role in Treating Pain scheduled for Oct. 21
July 22, 2021
A federal jury on Wednesday convicted Dr. William Bauer of Port Clinton on charges of distributing controlled substances to 14 patients and healthcare fraud.
May 4, 2021
The use of opioids for pain management in workers compensation continues to decline, replaced by non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs, muscle relaxants and dermatological agents.