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Ohio Translates Counterfeit Medication Information into Six Languages

Publication Date: Jan 20, 2022

The Ohio Narcotics Intelligence Center (ONIC) announced that it has translated its counterfeit prescription medication bulletin into six languages, including: ArabicChineseJapaneseNepaliSomali, and Spanish

This bulletin provides important information and warnings about counterfeit prescription medications, including painkillers, that have been seized by authorities in Ohio. The bulletin includes a warning about the dangers of medications adulterated with fentanyl, and includes helpful information to identify fake medications and steps to take if you suspect someone has come in contact with them. Please share these resources widely.

ONIC was established in 2019 when Ohio Governor Mike DeWine signed Executive Order 2019-20D. The ONIC operates as part of the Ohio Department of Public Safety in four locations throughout the state.

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