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Local governments approve opioids settlement agreement with Colorado


Last updated 11/3/2021 at 9:19am

On Oct. 26, the Fountain City Council and El Paso County Commissioners approved a Colorado Opioids Settlement Memorandum of Understanding “Colorado MOU” with the Colorado Attorney General’s Office. In August of this year, Colorado Attorney General Phil Weiser signed the Colorado MOU, prepared by local government stakeholders and the State, outlining how the state would receive and distribute settlements with opioid manufacturers and distributors for contributing to the opioid epidemic across our nation. 

Commissioners recognized the devastating impacts the opioid crisis has had on p...

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