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State Tipoffs Involving Ohio Newsletter for Saturday June 03, 2023 ( 6 items )  

E.W. Scripps: Dev Shah Declared Champion of 2023 Scripps National Spelling Bee
CINCINNATI, Ohio, June 3 -- The E.W. Scripps, a broadcasting company, issued the following news release on June 1, 2023: Dev Shah, a 14-year-old speller from Largo, Florida, is the champion of the 2023 Scripps National Spelling Bee. Shah earned the prestigious title in round 15, when he correctly spelled "psammophile," which is defined as "an organism that prefers or thrives in sandy soils or areas." Adam Symson, president and CEO of The E.W. Scripps Company (NASDAQ: SSP), presented the champ  more

Ohio A.G. Yost Announces $102M Settlement With Maker of Opioid Addiction Treatment Drug in Antitrust Case
COLUMBUS, Ohio, June 3 -- Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost issued the following news release on June 2, 2023: Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost and 41 of his counterparts today announced a $102.5 million multistate settlement with the maker of Suboxone - Indivior Inc. - for violations of state and federal antitrust laws. Ohio will receive about $5.9 million. "My office has the pharmaceutical industry under a microscope," Yost said. "From drug manufacturers to PBMs to distributors - we're keeping  more

Ohio A.G. Yost: Petition Summary Rejected Over Vague, Confusing, Contradictory Language
COLUMBUS, Ohio, June 3 -- Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost issued the following news release on June 2, 2023: The Ohio Attorney General's Office today rejected the petition summary of a proposed constitutional amendment, titled "Protecting Ohioans' Constitutional Rights," which seeks to add a Section 22 to Article I of the Ohio Constitution. The Attorney General's Office received the summary on May 24, 2023. The petitioners originally submitted the summary under the title "Civil Action for Dep  more

Ohio State: Eye Drops Slow Nearsightedness Progression in Kids, Study Finds
COLUMBUS, Ohio, June 2 (TNSjou) -- Ohio State University issued the following news on June 1, 2023: * * * Clinical trial suggests low-dose atropine is effective myopia treatment * * * The results of a new clinical trial suggest that the first drug therapy to slow the progression of nearsightedness in kids could be on the horizon. The three-year study found that a daily drop in each eye of a low dose of atropine, a drug used to dilate pupils, was better than a placebo at limiting eyeglass pr  more

Ohio Wesleyan University: Vice President for Enrollment
DELAWARE, Ohio, June 2 (TNSper) -- Ohio Wesleyan University issued the following news release on June 1, 2023: Ohio Wesleyan University today announced the appointment of Adam Smith, MBA, as its vice president for enrollment. In the role, Smith will oversee the offices of admission and financial aid, and help prospective students and families as they navigate the college-enrollment process. Currently, Smith is the assistant vice president for enrollment management at Elizabethtown College, a p  more

Wright State Marketing Professor Presents New Book at Kenyan Embassy
KENT, Ohio, June 2 (TNSbook) -- Wright State University issued the following news: Wakiuru Wamwara, Ph.D., professor of marketing at Wright State University, traveled to Washington, D.C., at the invitation of the Embassy of the Republic Kenya in the United States to present "Doing Business in Kenya: Opportunities and Challenges," a book she co-authored with John E. Spillan and Charles M. Onchoke. "There is only one other book on doing business in Kenya. We wanted to provide a comprehensive ana  more