Wahpeton Daily News: Big pharma settlement may benefit Minnesota cities

EXCERPT: “In early September, Pharmaceutical manufacturer Johnson & Johnson and three large pharmaceutical distributors, McKesson Corp, AmerisourceBergen Corp and Cardinal Health Inc, decided to proceed with a $26 billion settlement to resolve the claims in over 3,000 opioid crisis-related suits across the U.S. Forty-two states joined the settlement, including Minnesota. Participating states are due to receive 85 percent of the settlement and local governments are due to receive 15 percent, according to the Minnesota Attorney General’s office. The Coalition of Greater Minnesota Cities met with Minnesota Attorney General Keith Ellison to determine the details of the settlement and if it could be used for battling the opioid epidemic in Minnesota cities.” FULL STORY: https://fluence-media.co/3AB15Dy