Ohio opioid crisis

Jo Ingles

Gov. John Kasich has signed a bill into law that increases penalties for drug trafficking. 

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Though an estimated 11 Ohioans a day are dying from fatal opioid-related overdoses, fewer opioid pills are being prescribed to patients in Ohio. 

Dan Konik

Though rates of prescription overdose deaths in Ohio are at a six-year low, there are new rules on collecting data on opioid prescriptions going into effect.