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Buda accepts funds from $26 billion opioid settlement
By Sahar Chmais
In a $26 billion U.S. settlement with opioid manufacturer Johnson and Johnson (J&J) and three other drug distributors, the city of Buda will receive $10,784.
J&J was accused of downplaying the risk of addiction while marketing opioids. The three distributors were accused of having relaxed measures, allowing large amounts of painkillers to be pushed into illegal markets.
Buda City Council discussed the lawsuit in executive session on Tuesday, Sept. 7, and agreed to settle for...