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The Ohio AG Announces an $808 Million Opioid Settlement

The three largest opioid distributors, Cardinal, McKesson and AmerisourceBergen, have signed a $808 million settlement with Ohio, putting the state at the front of the line to receive monetary relief for communities impacted by addiction and the opioid crisis.

Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost made the announcement Thursday and called it a “historic day for Ohio.”

“With this resolution, we have some important controls and monitoring provisions in place to help protect Ohioans and its communities from the reckless distribution and over-prescriptions that we have seen in previous years,” Yost said in a release.

Read the source article at WHIO | Dayton News, Weather & Traffic

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