August 24, 2021
Opioid/Substance Use Disorders

At least six states haven’t fully signed on to a proposed $5 billion settlement with Johnson & Johnson and a $21 billion settlement with major drug distributors McKesson Corp., AmerisourceBergen Corp., and Cardinal Health Inc. over their role in the opioid crisis. The deadline to agree to the settlements was over the weekend, but the Georgia attorney general’s office indicated talks are continuing. (Article here)