A settlement of a lawsuit with pharmacies and opioid manufacturers would mean about $362,000 a year for Skagit County substance abuse programs.

If the Skagit County Board Commissioners agrees to accept the settlement, the funding could be committed to county programs, Sarah Hinman, assistant director of county Public Health, said in a presentation Monday.

Brandon Stone can be reached at bstone@skagitpublishing.com, 360-416-2112, Twitter: @Brandon_SVH

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