Highlighted Opioid Article:
Opioid Settlements Spark Debate on How to Spend the Money

As large drug companies begin to make settlement payments in relation to the opioid crisis, how should that money be spent?

A recent NC Health News article discusses questions occurring in states that have been awarded settlements, such as how much money should be required to go towards opioid-related efforts.

By comparing the current opioid crisis to past settlements from tobacco companies regarding smoking, the article highlights the problems governments may face when spending this money.

To learn more, check out our highlighted article!
Vestal, C. (2019, August 19). Opioid settlements spark debate on how to spend the money. North Carolina Health News.


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