Amy Acton Ohio's Top Doctor Concerned About Vaccination Bill By Karen Kasler • Oct 8, 2019 Karen Kasler / Ohio Public Radio The top doctor in state government says she’s keeping an eye on legislation involving vaccinations and abortion, which opponents say have dubious medical science behind them. Ohio's Tobacco Buying Age Could Rise To 21 Under DeWine Budget By Karen Kasler • Apr 3, 2019 Lindsay Fox / Wikimedia Commons Gov. Mike DeWine’s proposed budget would raise the tobacco buying age from 18 to 21 statewide. But the provision could also result in less state revenue. First Woman Appointed To Lead Ohio Department Of Health By Karen Kasler • Feb 27, 2019 Karen Kasler / Ohio Public Radio Gov. Mike DeWine has filled the final position open in his cabinet, which is likely the most diverse in state history. Amy Acton, his pick to lead the Ohio Department of Health, has decades of experience as a doctor and administrator.