Johnson County could get millions of dollars through Kansas opioid settlement agreement

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The Board of County Commissioners recently voted to enter into the Kansas Opioid Memorandum of Understanding and, at the same time, drop separate litigation the county had been pursuing against the pharmaceutical industry. Image used under a Creative Commons license.

Johnson County could be in line to get millions of dollars after joining a statewide opioid settlement agreement.

In December, the Board of County Commissioners voted to enter into the Kansas Opioid Memorandum of Understanding and, at the same time, drop separate litigation the county had been pursuing against the pharmaceutical industry.