Grove City has signed up to take part in a proposed settlement between the country’s three biggest distributors of opioids and the state of Ohio. On Aug. 16, Grove City Council voted5-0 on a declaration approving the city to take part in the state’s awaiting USD808 million deals with AmerisourceBergen, McKesson, and Cardinal Health.
Stephen Smith, law director, said that the state had joined one of the cases filed countrywide against pharmaceutical companies. He said that the money from the agreement would go into a group of various pots, all of them utilized to battle the impacts of the opioid crisis.
Smith said that any municipality would be able to apply for extra funds. He further added that the applications would be evaluated by a board. Yost stated in the news release that it is like a golden chance to get real funding which will be used to help real people. He further added that the communities dreadfully need the money to pay for essential treatment, get things done, and prevention and education.