US prosecutors in Ohio not changing approach to marijuana

CLEVELAND (AP) — Top federal prosecutors in Ohio say their approach to marijuana cases won't change after U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions signaled a tougher approach to federal pot enforcement.

  • Written by THE ASSOCIATED PRESS

Ohio imposes strict rule on workers' back surgery, opioids

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio residents with work-related back injuries in most cases must try remedies like rest, physical therapy and chiropractic care before turning to spinal fusion surgery and prescription painkillers under a groundbreaking new guideline that is partly meant to reduce the overprescribing of opioids but isn't sitting well with everyone.

  • Written by By JULIE CARR SMYTH , Associated Press