Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost announces $808 million opioid settlement agreement


COLUMBUS, Ohio — Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost announced a settlement agreement between the state and the three largest opioid distributors during a briefing on Thursday afternoon.

“This is a historic day for Ohio,” Yost said. “We have $800 million coming to Ohio to fix this mess – what lawyers call ‘abatement.’”

The “OneOhio” settlement agreement brings a resolution to the litigation with the three largest distributors of opioids – Cardinal Health, McKesson and AmerisourceBergen.