Initiative supporters seek to cap price state pays for drugs

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — Backers of a proposed ballot measure that would cap the amount state agencies could pay for prescription drugs hope to start building support soon to put the initiative before voters in 2018, a key proponent said Wednesday.

  • Written by By JAMES NORD , Associated Press

Jail supervisor sentenced for misusing database

EUCLID, Ohio (AP) — A supervisor at an Ohio jail has been sentenced to probation and has agreed to never work in law enforcement again after pleading guilty to misusing a police database to look up information about his estranged wife's boyfriend.

  • Written by THE ASSOCIATED PRESS

Authorities plan expansion of naloxone access in Ohio county

CINCINNATI (AP) — Government and health officials on Thursday promoted a plan to dramatically expand availability of an overdose-reversing drug in a southwest Ohio county in what they hope could prove to be a national model for saving lives.

  • Written by By DAN SEWELL , Associated Press