Doctor group: Ohio overreacted to drug-tracking incompliance

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A physicians group says Ohio's medical board overreacted to the discovery that about a third of doctors weren't complying with its policy for tracking opioid prescriptions, sending the medical community into confusion.

  • Written by JULIE CARR SMYTH, AP Statehouse Correspondent

Obama commutes sentence for Ohio man who had drug charges

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama has commuted the life sentence of a northeast Ohio man found guilty of drug trafficking in his ongoing push to grant clemency during his final months in office and spur action on criminal justice reform.