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Opioid abuse is taking its toll on Ohio families, especially children who often find themselves being passed from one place to another with no stability.

Republican Ohio Attorney General and gubernatorial nominee Mike DeWine is opposing a November ballot issue aimed at reducing sentences for non-violent drug crimes, saying it would worsen the the state's opioid epidemic. 

Republican Ohio Supreme Court Chief Justice Maureen O'Connor is concerned about a constitutional amendment on the fall ballot. 

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Republican Ohio Secretary of State and lieutenant governor candidate Jon Husted has announced the official title for the only statewide issue on the fall ballot.  

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The Ohio Ballot Board has agreed on the language for the only issue voters will see this fall - a resolution to a dispute over Issue 1.

While many Ohioans are enjoying picnics, parades and fireworks, members of a group that wants to put a proposed ballot issue before voters this fall are working to meet the July 4thdeadline.

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State data shows overdoses from opioids – including heroin and fentanyl – are killing at least nine people a day.

There’s almost universal agreement more treatment needs to be made available to help Ohio overcome the opioid crisis that killed nearly 11 people a day last year.

A Westerville woman says her drug-addicted son died of an apparent overdose after being abruptly released from a Florida treatment center ahead of Hurricane Irma. 

A bill introduced in the state legislature would require Ohioans getting welfare benefits to take a drug test.