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Columbus Police say police and fire officials responded to an alarming number of opiate overdoses in a  relatively-small area on Sunday.

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The drug store chain CVS is set to announce that it will make an antidote for heroin overdoses available at its Ohio stores.

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The opioid problem tearing apart families from all walks of life in Ohio tops the priority list for state law enforcement officials.


Ohio Department of Public Safety records indicate a drug overdose antidote that can help save addicts on the brink of death was administered more than 12,600 times around the state last year.