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Opioid Distributors Settle an Addiction Lawsuit With the Cherokee Nation for $75 Million

Three drug distributors announced Tuesday that they will collectively pay $75 million to resolve opioid-related claims from the Cherokee Nation.

AmerisourceBergen, Cardinal Health and McKesson said they will pay the amount over six-and-a-half years to settle the lawsuit.

The companies said the settlement was negotiated in connection with “ongoing negotiations towards a broad resolution of opioid claims” from Native American tribes.

Read the source article at The Hill

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