Local Officials Grapple With How to Spend Opioid Settlement Dollars

More than $50 billion in opioid settlement dollars from drugmakers, distributors and pharmacies is starting to flow to state and local governments and they need to figure out how to spend it.


Dave Baker, Minnesota State Representative and chair of the state’s Opioid Epidemic Response Advisory Council 

Sara Whaley, Opioid Policy Researcher at Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health @saraewhaley

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