Drug Overdose Deaths

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12:05 am
Thu October 9, 2014

Response To Heroin Use Becomes Campaign Issue

David Pepper (L) and Mike DeWine

Heroin has become a campaign issue in Ohio this year as politicians disagree over who has done the most to tackle the epidemic of overdose deaths blamed on the narcotic.

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4:42 pm
Wed July 16, 2014

Addiction Treatment Funding Becoming Political Battleground

Politics are ramping up over the state’s heroin overdose crisis.

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6:46 am
Thu May 15, 2014

Child Welfare Advocates Tout Study In Seeking More Funding

First-ever data produced by the state shows heroin use skyrocketing in child custody cases.

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7:07 pm
Tue March 11, 2014

Ohio Law Increases Access To Overdose Antidote

Ohio Gov. John Kasich has signed a bill into law allowing friends or family members of addicts to administer a drug overdose antidote without the fear of prosecution. 

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12:37 pm
Wed February 19, 2014

Ohio Bill Increases Access To Overdose Antidote

Ohio lawmakers are considering a bill to provide a drug overdose antidote to friends or family members of addicts without the risk of prosecution. 

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6:56 am
Thu December 12, 2013

Bills Would Address Ohio's Drug Abuse Problem

A group of state lawmakers has proposed a package of 11 bills designed to help address the state's drug abuse problem.

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12:31 pm
Fri August 30, 2013

State Launching Program To Help Drug-addicted Babies

Ohio will launch a program next year to help babies who are born addicted to drugs.

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7:18 pm
Wed June 12, 2013

Bill Could Counteract Growing Number of Drug Overdoses

Ohio has an opium problem.

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