Righting a Wrong at #MACoCon: Leveraging Opioid Settlement Funds to Heal Maryland

Maryland’s recent opioid settlement with Johnson & Johnson, as well as the three biggest opioid medication distributors, raises several questions, including “Who gets these funds?” and “How will these funds be used?”

Attorney General Brian Frosh

At the MACo Winter Conference session, “Righting a WrongLeveraging Opioid Settlement Funds to Heal Maryland,” the Maryland Attorney General and several local government leaders will deliberate over these questions.

Righting a WrongLeveraging Opioid Settlement Funds to Heal Maryland

Description: The recent national settlement involving some of the country’s largest opioid medication distributors has raised the incredibly important question of “How do we best help the victims of opioid overdose and overdose death, and prevent future victims?” With settlement funds on the way, panelists will present state and local perspectives on this question and more. 


  • The Honorable Brian Frosh, Attorney General, State of Maryland 
  • James Benjamin, County Attorney, Baltimore County 
  • David Trolio, Director, Cecil County Department of Community Services

Moderator: The Honorable Todd Turner, Council Member, Prince George’s County

Date/Time: Thursday, December 9, 2021; 1:30 pm – 2:30 pm 

The 2021 MACo Winter Conference, “Time to Reboot: Tomorrow’s Tech Today,” will be held at the Hyatt Regency Chesapeake Bay Hotel in Cambridge, MD from December 8-10.

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