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Payback: Tracking the Opioid Settlement Cash


Tracking the Opioid Settlement Cash

Opioid manufacturers, distributors, and retailers are paying tens of billions of dollars in restitution to settle lawsuits about their role in the overdose epidemic, with little oversight on how the money is spent. We’re tracking how state and local governments use — or misuse — the cash.

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Map of Opioid Settlement Cash


Localize The Data

If you are a journalist who wants to investigate opioid settlement transparency data for your area, here’s how you can do that.

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Do you have concerns about how your state or locality is using the opioid settlement funds? Are they doing something effective that other places should replicate? Tell us here.

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