ATLANTA, GA – Attorney General Chris Carr is providing the following statement about the on-going discussions with Cardinal, McKesson, and AmerisourceBergen – the nation’s three major pharmaceutical distributors of opioids – and Johnson & Johnson – manufacturer and marketer of opioids.

“Today, an agreement with opioid distributors and a manufacturer was announced,” said Attorney General Chris Carr. “While we participated in the discussions leading up to this announcement, we are still in the process of evaluating the final terms of the proposal to determine what is in the best interest of our state and its citizens. We look forward to continuing to work with Georgia stakeholders during this decision-making process.”