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Pennsylvania to receive more money related to opioid settlements

Pennsylvania is receiving millions more from ongoing settlement agreements related to the opioid crisis, according to Pennsylvania’s Attorney General.

AG Josh Shapiro announced today that both CVS and Walgreens will pay Pennsylvania more than $450 million over the next 10 to 15 years.

The companies will pay states $10.7 billion total for their roles in the opioid epidemic.

The multi-state investigation looked at pharmaceutical opioid manufacturers, distributors and pharmacies.

To-date, more than $54 billion have been secured in retribution from Purdue and Walmart, among other companies.