PA Attorney General announces $48 billion opioid deal

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Pennsylvania Attorney General Shapiro announced a $48 billion dollar deal with companies accused of fueling the opioid epidemic.

The agreement in principal is with five companies who either produce or distribute opioids.

The deal currently calls for $22.25 billion in cash and $26 billion for treatment efforts.

Each state that signs on to the agreement would receive a share of the cash settlement.

Shapiro made today’s announcement with the Attorney General of North Carolina, Tennessee, and Texas.

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