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Opiod trial; Oklahoma judge orders Johnson & Johnson to pay $572 million to fund treatment programs – The Washington Post

NORMAN, Okla. — A judge Monday found Johnson & Johnson responsible for fueling Oklahoma’s opioid crisis, ordering the health-care company to pay $572 million to remedy the devastation wrought by the epidemic on the state and its residents. Cleveland County District Judge Thad Balkman’s landmark decision is the first to hold a …