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Massachusetts AG Maura Healey Reacts To $26 Billion Opioid Settlement

A group of state attorneys general reached a $26 billion settlement to address the opioid crisis on Wednesday.

If approved by enough state and local governments, the settlement will resolve lawsuits against four major drug companies — distributors McKesson, Cardinal Health, AmerisourceBergen Drug and manufacturer Johnson & Johnson.

Here & Now‘s Robin Young speaks with Massachusetts Attorney General Maura Healey, who was part of the bipartisan coalition that brokered the deal.

This article was originally published on WBUR.org.

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