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Washington State to Receive $371.8 Million from Opioid Settlement Distributions

The state of Washington will get $371.8 million to fight opioid addiction after resolving a lawsuit against opioid producing and selling companies, the state Attorney General’s Office announced Monday.

Half of that will be divided between the state’s 125 local governments, which are required to use the funds for opioid remediation. The rest will go to the state.

Over $100 million will go to King County and its cities. Seattle alone will see about $26 million.

Read the source article at chronline.com

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