Area entities opt into potential opioid settlement


The state of Ohio is seeking to settle its lawsuit with various opioid manufacturers.

Numerous states and public entities have sued opioid manufacturers, claiming that the companies misstated or underrepresented the danger and addictive nature of opioid medications.

Municipalities and counties that wish to participate in the settlement must pass opt in by Friday, March 6. A memorandum of understanding was circulated by One Ohio, laying out the terms.