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Local Officials Grapple With How to Spend Opioid Settlement Dollars

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Local Officials Grapple With How to Spend Opioid Settlement Dollars

November 17, 2022

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.

Guests: 

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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