The second payment from the $26 billion settlement with opioid distributors Cardinal Health, McKesson, AmerisourceBergen, and manufacturer Johnson & Johnson has arrived in Connecticut. Attorney General William Tong, a key player in the multistate lawsuits against the opioid industry, announced the $13.5 million payment in New London.

The first payment, $11.1 million, was sent to Connecticut in July. Connecticut will receive around $300 million over the next 18 years, according to the Attorney General’s Office.

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