(Seattle, WA)  --  Three drug distributors will pay Washington half-a-billion for its role in the opioid epidemic.  Attorney General Bob Ferguson announced the completion of the 518-million-dollar settlement Monday.  The money will be used for prevention, treatment and recovery.  The settlement has been split between local governments and the state.  King County will receive 56-million.  Seattle gets 14-point-two-million, which is the largest amount of any individual municipal government.

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