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Melissa Benmark / Michigan Radio

Michigan is getting $17.5 million in federal funds to fight opioid overdose deaths and addiction.

Dana Nessel
Jodi Westrick / Michigan Radio

Michigan Attorney General Dana Nessel says her office will file more lawsuits in 2020 against drug companies that distribute opioids.

She is using a law that seeks damages from drug dealers to help pay for the harm they cause.

steve carmody / Michigan Radio

Flint is the latest Michigan city to file a lawsuit against the nation’s largest manufacturers of opioid drugs.

Lawyers for the city filed a 111 page brief in U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan on Monday.