Opioid Addiction Settlement

A group selected to turn a massive settlement into action to combat opioid addiction will meet for the first time this week in the state capitol.Attorney General Daniel Cameron says the Kentucky Opioid Abatement Advisory Commission will hold its first meeting Tuesday afternoon in Frankfort.The panel is charged with administering Kentucky’s portion of settlements finalized this year with drugmaker Johnson & Johnson and three major distributors.The meeting is open to the public and will be livestreamed.Half of Kentucky’s $483 million settlement will flow directly to cities and counties for opioid-abuse abatement efforts

Source: MG News

Return to News