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Colorado approved a $41 million settlement in the wake of an American Civil Liberties Union class-action lawsuit regarding the care of 2,200 inmates with hepatitis C. So reports The Associated Press.

The state Department of Corrections is expected to spend $20.5 million over the next two fiscal years to treat infected prisoners. As a result of the settlement, inmates will no longer require alcohol and drug tests before being treated and treatments will not be denied for disciplinary reasons. 

Read the full article from the Lexington Herald-Leader.

 

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