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Oklahoma judge shaves $107 million off opioid decision against Johnson & Johnson

By NPR  
   November 15, 2019

A global megacorporation best known for Band-Aids and baby powder may be on the hook for about $107 million less than originally anticipated for its role in Oklahoma's opioid crisis. In a judgment filed Friday, state District Judge Thad Balkman revised an earlier ruling against Johnson & Johnson and told the drugmaker to make a onetime payment of $465 million — not the $572 million he had originally ordered.

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