Cherokee Nation sues top drug distributors for facilitating opioid epidemic

Cherokee Nation sues top drug distributors for facilitating opioid epidemic

A Native American tribe is suing the six largest drug distributors and pharmacies in the country, charging the companies with flooding their community with hundreds of millions of highly addictive pain pills.

Lawyers for the Cherokee Nation filed a lawsuit on Thursday against the three largest drug distributors  –  McKesson Corporation, Cardinal Health and AmerisourceBergen  –  which control 85 to 90 percent of all prescription drug distribution in the country.

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