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Updates from the Coalition

The Coalition of endorsing organizations is working in partnership to provide updates of what is happening with the litigation, related legislation, and state and local implementation strategies.

Researchers interviewed staff in New Jersey correctional facilities and found three key lessons from the recent expansion of treatment in jails across the state.

Over 100,000 people died from drug overdoses in 2021. New data on the substances involved in the deaths show the changing nature of the drug epidemic. States and local jurisdictions should use their litigation dollars accordingly.

Cuyahoga and Summit counties settled many of their opioid-related lawsuits in 2019 for over $325 million. Other counties can learn from the process they used to decide how to spend the money as well as their decisions.

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How does the MDL align with the Principles?

Breaking down the proposed Multi-District Litigation settlement agreement, to see how it aligns with The Principles.

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For more in-depth information on the status of the opioid settlements and spending plans to explore how funds from the opioid litigations are being used to support public health response, visit The Opioid Settlement Tracker.