Iowa to Receive Nearly $4.7 Million in Multi-State Opioid Settlement


DES MOINES, Iowa - Iowa is getting nearly $4.7 million in a multi-state settlement with a company that promoted opioids.

Attorney General Tom Miller says the money will be used pay for problems caused by opioids, including costs for substance abuse treatment.

The multi-state lawsuit says the company worked with opioid manufacturers to promote drugs such as OxyContin for more than a decade.

The settlement calls for McKinsey & Co. to pay a total of $573 million to 47 states, the District of Columbia and five U.S. territories.

McKinsey & Co. worked with Purdue Pharma and other manufacturers to promote their opioid products.

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