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W.VA. reaches settlement in an opioid case

An email from West Virginia’s Attorney General Patrick Morrisey confirms the settlement in an opioid case.

Morrisey announced that the state has reached a $99 million settlement with Janssen Pharmaceuticals Inc..

The settlement will provide significant help to those affected the most by the opioid epidemic according to Morrisey.

Morrisey added the state is still arguing the cases involving Teva and Allergan.

Morrisey says his office is steadfast in holding everyone in the pharmaceutical supply chain accountable for their actions in causing this scourge in West Virginia.

The monies are to be distributed among all of West Virginia’s cities and counties.

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