Ohio Officials Confront Drugged Driving ‘Crisis’

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The answer to how often an Ohio driver’s blood or urine sample tested positive for fentanyl used to be “never,” State Highway Patrol toxicology chief Joseph Jones tells the Columbus Dispatch. Over the past three months, the powerful synthetic opioid — 50 times stronger than morphine and often mixed with heroin — has been detected in about 1 in 20 patrol tests. “Ten . . .

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