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Idaho announces $119 million opioid crisis settlement

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An arrangement of pills of the opioid oxycodone-acetaminophen in New York. Idaho officials on Friday agreed to a $119 million settlement with drugmaker Johnson & Johnson and three major distributors over their role in the opioid addiction crisis.

Idaho Gov. Brad Little and Attorney General Lawrence Wasden say it’s the second-largest consumer settlement in state history.

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