Events, Family, Health

Baltimore County seeking input on use of Opioid Restitution Funds

TOWSON, MD—Baltimore County officials are seeking public input on the use of Opioid Restitution Funds awarded to the County as part of the recent national opioid settlement. A public forum will be held 6:00 – 7:00 p.m. on Thursday, November 30, 2023 at the Baltimore County Public Library – Randallstown Branch. Residents are invited to attend and their share ideas …


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Attorney General Brown confirms Maryland’s receipt of nearly $24 million in 2023 payments from distributors and Johnson & Johnson opioids settlements

BALTIMORE, MD—Attorney General Anthony G. Brown this week announced that the State of Maryland and its subdivisions recently received nearly $24 million as the 2023 installments of payments due under consent judgments that the Office of the Attorney General entered into last year with the three largest pharmaceutical distributors in the United States – McKesson, Cardinal Health, and Amerisource Bergen …


Attorney General Frosh announces over $60 million in 2022 payments from opioid settlements

BALTIMORE, MD—Maryland Attorney General Brian E. Frosh has announced that all counties and municipalities participating in settlements with the former opioids manufacturer, Johnson & Johnson, and opioid distributors, McKesson, Cardinal Health, and Amerisource Bergen will begin receiving their first payments in the coming weeks. Under the settlement agreements and a State-Subdivision Agreement Attorney General Frosh reached with Maryland’s 58 participating …

Governor Hogan announces $10 million in grants to combat opioid epidemic in Maryland, expand access to treatment

ANNAPOLIS, MD—Governor Larry Hogan and Maryland’s Opioid Operational Command Center (OOCC) on Tuesday announced $10 million in block and competitive grant awards to help support programs around the state to address the opioid crisis. The grant funding, which will be distributed between July 2022 and June 2023, will be used to support prevention & education, enforcement & public safety, and …