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PBS NewsHour | Clip | How the opioids settlement will impact affected communities

After more than two years of negotiations, a number of states agreed to a $26 billion settlement with three large drug distributors and Johnson & Johnson for their roles in the opioids epidemic. Half a million deaths over two decades are attributed to opioids and fatal overdoses. William Brangham discusses the settlement with Connecticut Attorney General William Tong, who worked on this agreement.

0:07:33 | AIRED: 7/21/2021 |
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