Author: Mike Brickner, Author at ACLU of Ohio

  • 10.13.17

    Ohio: Misusing the Inducing Panic Law One Overdose At A Time

    Cities across the state are using an old philosophy to address the current opioid crisis: charge drug addicts with a crime. Specifically in Ohio, cities are charging overdose victims with inducing panic, which includes a first degree misdemeanor, up to 180 days in jail and a $1000 fine.