State has new plan to combat prescription drug theft

Jul 10, 2012

Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine is sending letters to nursing homes and assisted living facilities next week to help combat prescription drug thefts. The letters remind the facilities of their legal obligations to report suspected illegal activity, and lets them know of assistance available from
the state to prosecute. The initiative is one of several state efforts aimed at reducing prescription painkiller abuse, which has led to record numbers of accidental overdose deaths in Ohio.