opioid crisis Drug Recovery Experts Oppose "Failed Drug Test" Bill By Andy Chow • Jan 15, 2018 Dan Konik Drug addiction councilors are speaking out against a bill that would send an ex-convict to jail if they fail a drug test. They say this proposal uses the judicial system to solve a health care crisis. Proposed Bill Sends Ex-Convicts Back To Jail If They Fail Random Drug Test By Andy Chow • Jan 5, 2018 Shutterstock An Ohio lawmaker wants the state to take tougher action when an ex-convict on parole fails a random drug test. The proposal is meant to act as an intervention for addicts. Opioid Crisis Exploding Numbers And Costs Of Foster Care In Ohio By Karen Kasler • Dec 21, 2017 Karen Kasler On the same day that the federal government released stats showing Ohio has the second-highest opioid death rate in the nation, the state’s children services’ agencies are saying their system is straining under the pressure of the deadly crisis.