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