Stories tagged with: Attorney General

January 28, 2014 - 8:15pm
29 weeks 1 day ago

Attorney General Mike DeWine's 5th Community Forum on drug abuse was held at the Zane State College/OUZ Campus Center to discuss drug abuse in Muskingum County. While DeWine recognized the effective programs in Muskingum County, he said it will take the community to help fix the problem.

"The dad's program for example, that helps people, but there may be some other ideas that we can share with the grassroots in the county because it has to come up from the grassroots," DeWine...

June 6, 2013 - 12:37pm
1 year 10 weeks ago

Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine and Ohio Department of Health Director Theodore Wymyslo, M.D., announced that they are working to close a nursing home in Zanesville.

The move to revoke Autumn Healthcare of Zanesville's license comes after a covert investigation by the Attorney General's Office found evidence of suspected patient neglect. Multiple ODH inspections also revealed ongoing patterns of substandard care at the 100-bed facility.

Autumn Healthcare of Zanesville 's...

November 15, 2012 - 11:49am
1 year 39 weeks ago

Ohio's Attorney General has a plan to take down synthetic drugs in the state.

Lawmakers made the sell of bath salts illegal in 2011, but this new proposed law would ban all synthetic drugs. The Executive Director of Muskingum Behavioral Health said chemists change the make-up of the drug to skirt the laws.

"They label it not for human consumption and that's an out for them," explained Executive Director of Muskingum Behavioral Health Steve Carrel. "They say...

March 22, 2011 - 3:47pm
3 years 21 weeks ago

Last week, Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine announced that he is proposing a new legislation for the oversight of unregulated gambling games.

The proposal will address electronic games that look like slot machines, which DeWine said can mislead players and also cause confusion for law enforcement.

"What we need is a state law which gives local law enforcement, the juice, the tools to go after them, and that's what we're going to do," he said.

DeWine said this...

October 29, 2010 - 11:23am
3 years 42 weeks ago

The race for Ohio Attorney General makes a stop in Zaneville.

Former United States Senator Mike DeWine who's running for Attorney General met with some supporters at Bryan Place Friday morning.

"W'ere finishing up the campaign really talking about my vision for the Attorney Generals Office. My wife, Fran and I have been here many times and we love the county. We love the people and this is truly the heartland of the state of Ohio. We wanted to gather with some friends and...

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