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An Ohio County Approves a $24.9 Million Opioid Settlement

The Lucas County commissioners on Tuesday approved a settlement as part of the statewide lawsuit against opioid distributers and manufacturers that could send up to $24.9 million to the county over 18 years.

Lucas County is one of many municipalities across the state to join the OneOhio plan, the state's mechanism to distribute funds from the National Prescription Opioid Litigation settlement to local jurisdictions. The state of Ohio will receive about $809 million from the national settlement to distribute locally.

The settlement is with three opioid distributers: AmerisourceBergen, Cardinal Health, and McKesson.

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