Hunter Shkolnik Speaks with Voice of America on Opioid Deal
October 22, 2019
Source: Voice of America
Cuyahoga and Summit counties had brought the lawsuit that accused the four companies of fueling a nationwide opioid crisis. According to U.S. government data, opioids have led to some 400,000 overdose deaths between 1997 and 2017.
Lawyers say the settlement will provide local governments with the finances needed to establish opioid-recovery programs.