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DRUG/OPIOID EPIDEMIC

The Washington Examiner  Trump urges federal lawsuit against opioid manufacturers

The Columbus Dispatch  Ohio measure eases drug crime penalties, may trim sentences, Addicts get help from Ohio counties’ response teams after overdoses, More treatment centers debate role of drugs to combat opioid addiction, Judge says state lawsuit against drug companies can proceed

Policy Matters Ohio  Issue 1: Reducing incarceration, improving communities

The Cleveland Plain Dealer  Prisons chief says Ohio must accelerate sentencing reform, prison alternatives

FOOD SECURITY

The Columbus Dispatch  USDA grants to help needy Ohioans to buy produce

HEALTHCARE

The Columbus Dispatch  Ohio healthier, more prosperous with expanded Medicaid

Public News Service  New report reveals benefits of Ohio Medicaid expansion

IMMIGRATION

Journey with Jesus  From the desert to detention

OHIO ISSUE 1

The Columbus Dispatch  Ohio measure eases drug crime penalties, may trim sentences

Policy Matters Ohio  Issue 1: Reducing incarceration, improving communities

PRISON MINISTRY

Crossroads Prison Ministries  Is your church ready to care for those reentering society?

The Cleveland Plain Dealer  Prisons chief says Ohio must accelerate sentencing reform, prison alternatives

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