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How WA counties are spending millions in opioid settlement dollars

Posted on AllSides May 29th, 2024
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A picture of a Purdue sign in reference to the hundreds of opioid settlements the company is embroiled in. Purdue Pharma, the maker of OxyContin, and its owners, the Sackler family, have faced hundreds of lawsuits across the country due to their role fueling the opioid epidemic. (Drew Angerer/Getty Images) Washington is so far set to receive around $1.6 billion in settlement funds from companies that played a role fueling the opioid epidemic. That’s according to the state attorney general’s office and a database from KFF Health News, which tracks...

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