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April 06, 2023
Deadline to participate in next round of opioid settlements is April 18
The new settlements require that counties take affirmative steps to opt in and must return the required documentation to the settlement administrator by April 18, 2023.
March 08, 2023
Mar. 8, 2023 - KACo hosts membership briefing on opioid settlement
KACo hosted a membership briefing on the opioid settlements on March 8, 2023 at 11 a.m. EST.
March 02, 2023
Opioid Settlement – certification forms due Mar. 31, 2023
Counties receiving opioid settlement funds must submit a certification form to the Kentucky Opioid Abatement Advisory Commission quarterly.
February 10, 2023
Opioid settlement resources from Johns Hopkins
To guide jurisdictions in the use of these opioid settlement dollars, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health developed the Principles for the Use of Funds From the Opioid Litigation .
February 01, 2023
Opioid Abatement Advisory Commission awards $10.5 million for diversion pilot project
Program will allow conditional dismissal for qualifying individuals struggling with substance use disorder
January 27, 2023
Notices going out to Kentucky counties about additional opioid settlement funds
New settlements bring Kentucky’s total opioid settlement dollars to more than $842 million.
January 26, 2023
NACo Opioid Solutions Center
NACo's Opioid Solutions Center empowers local leaders to invest resources in effective treatment, recovery, prevention and harm reduction practices that save lives and address the underlying causes of substance use disorder.
December 30, 2022
Attorney General Cameron Announces More Than $197 Million Settlement with Pharmacies CVS, Walgreens for Role in Opioid Epidemic
Attorney General Cameron today announced settlements with CVS Pharmacy, Inc. and Walgreens for the companies’ role in the opioid epidemic. Kentucky will receive over $197 million.
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