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The Opioid Abatement Authority

An Overview of the OAA

What is the OAA?

The Opioid Abatement Authority is an independent body, the purpose of which is to abate and remediate the opioid epidemic in the Commonwealth through financial support from the Fund, in the form of grants, donations, or other assistance, for efforts to treat, prevent, and reduce opioid use disorder and the misuse of opioids in the Commonwealth.

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Latest News and Updates

  • Virginia Attorney General releases Summary of Key Provisions on the Use of Funds

    Summary of key provisions on the use of funds received from national opioid settlements

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  • Virginia announces settlement agreement with Walmart

    Attorney General Jason Miyares today announced that his office has reached a settlement with Walmart to resolve allegations that the company contributed to the opioid addiction crisis by failing to appropriately oversee the dispensing of opioids at its stores.

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    Opioid Settlement Funds: Public Listening Sessions Announced

    The Opioid Abatement Authority (OAA) and the Virginia Association of Community Services Boards have jointly announced a series of town-hall style listening sessions to take place around the Commonwealth. The OAA’s Board of Directors will use these listening sessions to collect input from a broad and diverse audience including individuals in recovery, families of people who have been impacted by opioid use disorders, peers/allies, service providers, law enforcement, and local government.

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