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Bill Would Require Ohio Pharmacists Be Educated About Naloxone Law

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Ohio law permits pharmacists to give the overdose drug Naloxone without a prescription to people who deal with those with an opioid use disorder. But one state lawmaker says many pharmacists are not doing that. Democratic Sen. Nickie Antonio (D-Lakewood) is sponsoring a bill that would require the State Board of Pharmacy to educate pharmacists about… Read More

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Lawmakers Propose Regulating Herbal Supplement Kratom

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Rep. Gary Scherer (R-Circleville) is proposing a bill, HB318, that would create an inspection and certification process for companies wanting to sell Kratom, an herbal supplement commonly found in powder and capsule form. Kratom is an herb found on trees in southeast Asia, known to be used as an alternative to coffee and for pain… Read More