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Commission Approves Kasich's Plan To Fund Research To Combat Opioid Crisis

May 25, 2017

The Third Frontier Commission has agreed to proceed with Governor John Kasich's request to invest 20 million dollars in the fight against the opioid crisis.

The plan calls for putting 12 million toward scientific breakthroughs and developing products in areas including pharmaceuticals and health technologies. Another 8 million will fund a technology challenge that will give out grants and prizes for bringing scientific ideas to the public.