A federal district judge in Cleveland has dismissed an effort by pharmacy chains to shift their liability for the opioid crisis to unnamed Ohio physicians and practitioners who wrote the prescriptions.
Ohio's governor and attorney general say dozens of cities and 73 of the state's 88 counties have signed on to a plan for potential settlements of lawsuits filed against drug companies over the opioid crisis.
Ohio State reached an unspecified settlement with nearly half of the roughly 350 men who say they were sexually abused decades ago by a team doctor who was jokingly known among some athletes by nicknames like “Dr. Jelly Paws.”
Backers of a proposed ballot issue updating Ohio's voting laws have appealed to the Ohio Supreme Court, alleging the Ohio Ballot Board misinterpreted the state's single subject rule when it severed their proposal into four separate measures.